Registration is now open for the 2022 Spring Training Class!
Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Good Water Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist.
The Good Water Chapter holds 2 training series each year. One in the Spring, from March until May, on Tuesday afternoons from 1:00-5:00 p.m. and 2 or 3 field trips usually on Saturdays. The second training is in the fall, from September until December, on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:30 p.m. and 2 or 3 field trips on Saturdays. In person field trips include moderate walking.
The fee is $150 a person. The cost for two people registering together is $270 if they want one curriculum book to share. Partial scholarships are available. This fee covers the curriculum book, name tags, handouts, background check, journals, and certificates.
The 2022 Spring Training Class will be a hybrid. The Spring 2022 Training Class will begin on Tuesday, March 1 and will meet on Tuesday afternoon from 1:00-5:00 p.m. and will end Tuesday, May 24 with a few Saturday classes and field trips. Classes will be hybrid so people can attend in person or via Zoom with hybrid field trips.
Classes cover amphibians. bats, geology, forests, trees wildflowers, habitat and much more. The emphasis is on Central Texas. Our classes are taught by experts in each of these subjects. It is important that you attend all classes and field trips. Classes that are missed will need to be made up. Makeups are arranged on an individual basis. We will take the first 30 applicants.
- You must pass a background check which is conducted online during the first class. Results are usually received within a few days.
- Once you have passed your background check you may start volunteering. You must complete 40 hours of volunteer service and 8 hours of advanced training to become certified. You have 1 year from the date of your first class to complete these hours. You will have many opportunities for volunteering and advanced training. Cutoff date for acceptance in this class is February 25, 2022.
If you have questions, contact Wayne Rhoden: