Application for Master Naturalist 2015 Training

Applying to be a Master Naturalist

Step 1. Click Here to begin your application. Submitting an application will add your e-mail address to our Naturalist Network contact list, and you will be informed about upcoming dates and locations as they become available. You must submit an application to begin your registration process.

Step 2. Pay the training registration fee of $150 (plus optional meals and/or lodging, only if offered at some training sites)*. Sign Up Here

Step 3. Contact Matt Jones at or 402-937-8601 to set up an interview.

*We strive to keep our training expenses low, but your fees will help us defray costs on site rentals, instructor expenses and course materials, to better support the program. Scholarships may be available.

    2015 Training dates and locations:

    February 4-7th Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary (Kearney-Grand Island-Hastings Area) $150

    April 15th-18th Wildcat Hills Nature Center (Scottsbluff/Gering Area) $150

    May 7th-9th Cedar Point Biological Station (Lake McConaughy-Ogallala-North Platte Area) $150 (without room & board); $240 (with room & board)

    June 7th-10th Nature Conservancy’s Niobrara Valley Preserve (Valentine-Ainsworth-Basset) $200 (with lodging only)

    October: Lincoln area facility TBA

    November: Omaha area facility TBA