Apply Now for Texas Master Naturalist Training

The local Cypress Basin Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist Program invites community members to attend their 2018 training, which begins January 27.  Initial training consists of 40 hours of required classroom and field instruction.  Classes meet on Friday evenings and Saturdays one weekend/month for a total of four weekends.  Classes are held at the Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Karnack.  Fee for the training is $130/individual, or $200/couple.

The Texas Master Naturalist program is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.  After all training requirements are met, individuals receive certification as a Texas Master Naturalist.

The deadline for applications January 7, 2018.  For application forms, please contact the Training Coordinator, Jill Wright, at: jillmom8788@hotmail.com.  Please visit the chapter’s web page for more information about the Texas Master Naturalist Program: www.txmn.org/cypress and our Facebook page, Cypress Basin Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist.

For questions, please contact Stella Barrow, at 903-672-5524.

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