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Illinois Master Naturalist Training

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Event Date(s)
University of Illinois Extension office, 330 S 36th Street, Quincy, IL
Event Fee

Immerse yourself in the wonders of Illinois' natural world with our Illinois Master Naturalist course. Held on select Wednesday evenings and Saturdays from April 3 through June 13, this comprehensive program offers a blend of classroom instruction, self-study, and field work.

Experience 12 hours of engaging classroom sessions, complemented by 10 hours of self-study, and 19 hours of hands-on field work. Delve into fundamental principles of ecology, botany, soil health, and wildlife management while exploring diverse ecosystems such as prairies, rivers, and streams.

Led by expert instructors, our training covers a broad spectrum of environmental topics, including the fascinating realms of birds, fish, reptiles, mammals, and beyond. Whether you're a novice nature enthusiast or an experienced conservationist, this course equips you with practical techniques for understanding, teaching about, and managing natural areas.

Join us on this educational journey and deepen your connection to the natural wonders of Illinois. Register now to secure your spot!

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