Improve public understanding of Mississippi’s natural resources and management by developing a pool of local knowledge that can enhance education efforts within local communities.
To develop a trained volunteer network.
To expand the educational capabilities of Extension by the dissemination of natural resource management information to individuals and groups in Mississippi’s communities.
Who is a Master Naturalist?
An adult interested in nature.
An adult who wants to learn more about Mississippi’s fish, wildlife, & ecosystems.
A person who has passion to give back to their community.
Become a Master Naturalist
The Master Naturalist Program provides natural resource training to individuals in exchange for outreach and service educational efforts in natural resources and environmental awareness programs in your community.
Register for a Basic Course nearest to you
Complete 40 hour Basic Course (Field and classroom instruction)