Welcome to the Hill Country Chapter

Become a Texas Master Naturalist Volunteer

Join our Chapter!

Apply by June 30.




Now in our fifteenth year of commitment to education, outreach, and service, we have trained more than 400 Master Naturalist volunteers who contributed more than 250,000 service hours to their communities.
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seaturtleThe 2017 recertification pin is the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle. 40 hours of volunteer service and 8 hours of advanced training must be completed and submitted by December 31 to receive the current year’s pin. Pin design is retired each year.




Keeping the Hill Country Native

Gracie, Kip, and CathyTexas Master Naturalist, Hill Country Chapter, is one of 45 regional Texas Master Naturalist organizations.  Our chapter serves Bandera, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Real, and San Saba counties.  Members receive comprehensive training in natural resource management specific to the Texas Hill Country and share their knowledge to promote conservation and good stewardship in their communities. Our chapter is a 501(c)(3) organization..



Want to join a group of friendly folks who love nature and the Texas Hill Country?  Explore our site for details, then email questions to our Membership Director or submit this easy form.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Questions or comments about our chapter’s website?  Email our webmaster.


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