Become a TMN – Training

Coastal Prairie Chapter Texas Master Naturalist Classes;

Become a Master Naturalist!

****Classes Begin March 21, 2017*****


Training Overview:

The Texas Master Naturalist Program is a volunteer training and development program sponsored by Texas AgriLIFE Extension Service, a Texas A&M System and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.  Texas Master Naturalists volunteer in their communities, providing natural resource education and participating in community service and outreach projects in support of Texas AgriLIFE Extension Service and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.  Texas Master Naturalist Program

Texas Master Naturalist training covers a wide variety of topics including botany, ecology, geology, insects, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, soil science, weather & climate, and archaeology. To maintain certification, Texas Master Naturalists must complete 40 hours of volunteer service and 8 hours of advanced training each year. Examples of volunteer service projects are listed under Signature Projects and Other Projects.

The classes are usually one day a week for eight consecutive weeks in various locations in Fort Bend and Waller Counties. The class schedule varies.

Classes are typically held on Saturdays and some Tuesday evenings. For the 2017 schedule of classes click this link: Coastal Prairie Chapter Texas Master Naturalist Schedule1

If you would like more information please contact   C.J. McDaniel  and provide your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. 

You can also fill out a paper application, found here –>2017 TMN Application , along with the $150 fee and send it in to:

Margo McDowell, TMN Coordinator

Coastal Prairie Chapter Texas Master Naturalist

1402 Band Road, Suite 100

Rosenberg, TX, 77471

If you would like to begin Application Process Immediately, click on this Link:  Apply to the Coastal Prairie Chapter.  This will connect you to the TPWD Volunteer Application and after filling this out you should receive communication from the chapter soon.


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