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University of Minnesota Extension

Master Naturalist instructor training

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Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center
12718 10th St NE
Spicer, MN 56288


Andrea Lorek Strauss
astrauss@umn.edu or 507-258-8787

Are you ready to become a Minnesota Master Naturalist Instructor? With this two-phase training you will join a cohort of skilled, experienced environmental educators in delivering these 40-hour biome courses to motivated, engaged adult learners across the state. Robust textbooks and other teaching materials are provided; you will be welcome to customize course delivery based on your location and expertise.

Learn more about becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist Instructor.


Staff from environmental centers, nature centers, environmental organizations, state parks, wildlife refuges, nature preserves


$75 (includes all materials needed to teach about all three biomes)


University of Minnesota Extension is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services, and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Andrea Lorek Strauss at astrauss@umn.edu two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

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