Minnesota Master Naturalist - North Woods, Great Lakes, Boulder Lake Environmental Center

Monday, June 3, 2019


Join expert instructors in an amazing 18,000 acre North Woods classroom to complete a 40-hour hands-on course. This program allows participants to study natural history, environmental interpretation, and conservation stewardship. Spring is a great time of year to see wildflowers, landscape formations, insects, migrating birds, and more. Final certification comes with the completion of 40 hours of volunteer service. 

LODGING: Free camping available onsite along the beautiful shores of Boulder Lake and a minute walk to the classroom. 
MEALS: Meals are on your own- we have a full kitchen with refrigerator/microwave/oven that you are more than welcome to use. 

Individuals interested may not register for single programs—the training is intended for those committed to attending all class sessions listed.

The course cost is $295 and includes course manuals and supplies.

If the course cost is a hardship, please fill out the scholarship application and send it to us.

Course Dates:

Meeting from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. on:

  • Monday, June 3, 2019
  • Tuesday, June 4, 2019
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2019
  • Thursday, June 6, 2019
  • Friday, June 7, 2019

Instructor Information

Sarah Keefer, sarahkeefer@hotmail.com

Ryan Hueffmeier, rhueffme@d.umn.edu