Have you ever wondered what’s in your backyard that you can’t see? What floats below the water in Lake Livingston? Why grass grows and your plants don’t? Then perhaps, the Texas Master Naturalists the group for you.
Piney Wood Lakes Texas Master Naturalist, drawing members from Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity and Tyler Counties, is now recruiting for a new class of Master Naturalists:
- Begins February 14, 2019
- Runs for 11 weeks, to April 25.
- Classes meet on Thursdays from 9 am to 3:30 pm
- 40 hours of training, 40 hours of volunteer service, 8 hours advanced training
- $140 Fee covers Text, Field Trips, Trainer Fees
Volunteers will receive a minimum of 40 hours training from educators and specialists from places such as universities, natural resource agencies, nature centers, and museums. Training topics include interpretation and management of natural resources, ecological concepts, eco-regions in Texas, and natural systems management. Volunteers are expected to give 40 hours of service a year in community education, demonstration, and habitat enhancement projects. They are also expected to pursue a minimum of eight hours of advance training in areas of personal interest.
If you have what it takes, like playing in the mud, hanging out with other naturalists, and a willingness to keep learning and share what you learn, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Who We Are
The Chapter has a variety of group or individual service projects for EDUCATION, NATURAL RESOURCE ASSISTANCE & MAINTENANCE AND TRAINING!