One of the prerequisites for becoming a Master Naturalist is to take our training class. You must also take an additional eight hours of advanced training and complete 40 hours of volunteer service within 15 months from the start of the class.
Our next training class will begin on February 21, 2019 and is scheduled to continue for a total of 11 Thursdays, ending on May 9, 2019. Individual classes are conducted by recognized experts in their fields are held 9 am – 3 pm at a variety of area locations. Training days typically include lectures in the morning, with afternoons being spent in the field, focusing on the birds, plants, fish, oysters, marshes, beaches and prairies of the Galveston Bay area. For example, students bird at Audubon’s Bolivar Peninsula preserves, explore the beautiful Armand Bayou prairie and seine in the Gulf of Mexico.
To receive an application packet for our 2020 class, please contact Julie Massey, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Galveston County at 281-309-5063, or by email.
We have a lot of fun. Come join us!