2019 Training Application

Note: This document must be printed, signed and mailed with the tuition fee.  You can download the fillable pdf here TMN Training Application 2019




DEADLINE TO SUBMIT Application and Tuition Fee* is January 5, 2019.  Class size is limited, therefore applications will be processed in the order they are received. Once an individual is accepted into the program there cannot be a refund of all or part of the tuition due to the immediate encumbrance of the fees for training expenses.



We must have this information to process your Application:


Legal Name _________________________________________________________ Sex (circle) M F


Address __________________________________________________________________________


City/ZIP ______________________________________________ Zip ___________________


County of Residence ___________________________________


Telephone #s: Home: ___________________Work: __________________

Cell: ______________________


Email Address __________________________________________________________________________

Occupation/ Employer: ____________________________________________________________________

If not currently employed, or if retired, what was your previous occupation?


Please print your name as you want it to appear on your Name Badge and Certification:



What is your T-shirt size for the TMN Shirt you will receive upon Certification? (Circle) S  M  L  XL  XXL

*To make application for the 2019 training session, please complete and return the 2-page Application with your check or money order payable to “CBTMN” for the Tuition Fee of $130** (or $200/couple) to ensure your place in the applicants for consideration in the training program.

**The Tuition Fee (non-refundable) for the training session includes the cost of the Background History, training manual, official name badge, TMN T-shirt, and dues for the first year.

Mail to:

Jill Wright, Training Coordinator

Cypress Basin Master Naturalist Chapter

4506 Briarwood Terrace

Marshall, TX  75672


This Program is a collaborative effort between the Texas AgriLife Extension, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and local partner organizations.  Education programs of the Texas AgriLife Extension and Texas Parks and Wildlife are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age or national origin.



Read and Initial EACH item:

_______          I have reviewed the Training Schedule provided and am available to attend all required training                                       sessions.

_______          I understand I will be required to complete at least 40 hours of Volunteer Service and 8 hours of                                       Advanced Training within 12 months of the end of classes to become a Certified Texas Master                                           Naturalist and a member of the Cypress Basin Chapter.

_______          I will abide by and uphold TMN Standards of Conduct and Code of Ethics. (view at                                                               www.txmn.org/cypress – click on “members area”, then “members”, to locate the documents)

_______          I understand that to maintain Certified Status as an active member of the Cypress Basin Texas                                           Master Naturalist Program, I must complete at least 40 hours of Volunteer Service and 8 hours                                         of Advanced Training each year and pay the annual dues.


Tell us briefly why you are interested in the TMN Volunteer Program:



Please indicate Skills, Professional Training, or Interests, which you would care to share as a TMN member

(Check all that apply):

____ Educational and/or Public Information, such as Speaking, Nature Guide, Children’s Activities, Project                            Development

____ Field Activities and/or Monitoring/Surveys, such as Plant/Wildlife Census, Habitat Restoration & Planting,             Water Quality Testing, Bird/Butterfly Counts, Seed/Plant Collection, Invasive Species Monitoring

____ Administrative Assistance, such as serving on Committees (Membership, Volunteer Service, Advanced                            Training), Newsletter, Database/Computer Assistance, Fund raising Activities

____ Other (be specific)  _____________________________________________________________________


Please Read the Hold Harmless statement below before signing the application. Without your signature the application cannot be processed.

In consideration of being accepted as a participant in the Texas Master Naturalist Volunteer Program, I hereby release, discharge and agree to hold harmless the Program and its sponsoring state agencies, their agents, employees, officers and successors, from and against the program and sponsoring state agencies, their successors, employees, or officers for all personal injuries (including death), known and unknown or damage to property caused by or arising out of activities performed under the Program.


Signature _____________________________________________________

Date _____________________


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