The Fall 2022 training class begins Tuesday, September 13. Classes are Tuesdays from 6 to 9 pm and field sessions are on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm. The program lasts 10 weeks with 16 sessions and will end Saturday, Dec 10.
Online registration opens August 8. There is a limit of 24 registrants – classes fill up fast so register early!
The Fall 2022 Training Class Schedule has been released! Click here to view the current schedule. In-person field trips and classes are highlighted in green. Please note that this schedule is subject to change. Check back for updates.
Classroom sessions will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 9 pm; all but one will be held via Zoom. The first class on Sept 13 will be held in-person at the AgriLife Education Center in Rosenberg, Texas. Field sessions are in-person and are held on Saturdays. Destinations include Seabourne Creek Nature Park, Cullinan Park, Long Point Ranch, Karl Baumgartner’s Ranch, Katy Prairie, Texas Sea Center, Gulf Coast Observatory, and Brazos Bend State Park.
The program conveniently covers both the initial training and advance training requirements for certification as a Texas Master Naturalist™. Only the volunteer service hours will be needed and you can start on them from Day 1 – no need to wait!
The registration fee is $125 per person. As part of the registration fee, each student will receive the textbook “Texas Master Naturalist Curriculum”. Couples who share a textbook will get a discount and their fee is $215 per couple.
ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS AUGUST 8! The easiest and fastest way to register will be through the Online Registration Form available here on August 8, 2022. Once you submit your application, our Training Class Director Joyce Tipton will contact you by phone to confirm your details. She will then email you the payment information and a link for payment via PayPal. Or you may pay by cash at the TMN office in Rosenberg, Texas. Mail in registration, while available, is not recommended at this time due to how quickly the classes fill up.
Photo: Learn about Texas nature in our Fall 2022 Training Class! Photo by Paula Dittrick.