Illinois Master Naturalist Program

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2020 Master Naturalist Conference goes Virtual

Save the Dates: October 5-9

Illinois Master Naturalists will be gathering for their annual conference virtually this year and in an updated format. Instead of an all-day one day conference, sessions will be held throughout an entire week from 2-4 p.m. Save the dates of October 5 through 9, 2020. Conference details to follow. All Illinois Master Naturalists are eligible to attend.

Current Volunteers

To be an active Master Naturalist, you must remain current in annual educational updates, a minimum of 10 hours, and volunteer service hours, a minimum of 30 hours, required by the local program. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are waiving the volunteer hours requirement for 2020. We welcome you to participate in the allowable opportunities for at home volunteering and continue to participate in online continuing education opportunities. Thank you for all you do for your communities!

Volunteer Resources

Volunteer Time Tracking System

Log your volunteer and continuing education hours here

Volunteer Time Reporting Tutorial Video for Extension Master Naturalists and Extension Master Gardeners (VIDEO)

Policies and Guidelines

MN Policies (PDF)

Volunteer Agreement (PDF)

Annual Reports

2018 Annual Report (PDF)

2019 Annual Report - Coming Soon

Merchandise

Order Master Naturalist logo apparel