Minnesota Master Naturalist

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NWGL - Boulder Lake ELC - 18,000 acre classroom - Free Camping

Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center website

7328 Boulder Dam Road
Duluth, MN 55803

Join expert instructors Larry Weber and Sarah Keefer in an amazing 18,000 acre Northwoods classroom to complete a 40-hour hands-on course. This will be their 17th cohort!! This program allows participants to study natural history, environmental interpretation, and conservation stewardship. Late summer is a great time of year to see wildflowers, mushrooms, insects, trees, and more. Final certification comes with the completion of 40 hours of volunteer service. Free camping available onsite along the beautiful shores on Boulder Lake and a minute walk to the classroom. Individuals interested may not register for single programs—participation at all sessions is required.

The course cost is $275 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 4:30 P.M. on:

Instructor Information

Larry Weber

Sarah Keefer

Sarah received her degree in Biological Science and Wildlife from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Her decade with the National Park Service includes professional interpretation on climate change in coastal Alaska to supervision of a habitat restoration program in Minnesota.

With a focus on stewardship and sustainability, she chairs her city\'s natural resources commission, owns and advocates for electric vehicles, instructs and supports programming for the Minnesota Master Naturalist Program, and manages her small monarch waystation.

Sponsor Information

Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center


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