Minnesota Master Naturalist

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BWBR - Saint Paul Campus

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1538 Gortner Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108


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Have you always wanted to learn more about the natural world around you? Then this is the class for you! This class will focus on the Big Woods, Big Rivers biome. The St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota has many excellent opportunities to learn about plants and animals, and you will see some behind the scenes places not readily available to others.

Topics to be covered include: animals, birds, water quality and chemistry, geology, ecology, human impacts and more. All students will complete a group capstone project in class.

Classes are a mix of in-class instruction, field trips and small group activities. Attendance at all class sessions is required for graduation.

Class will go late one evening and you will be dismissed early on Friday.

U of M St. Paul Campus
Plant Growth Facilities
15387 Gortner Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108

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

If the course cost is a hardship, please fill out the scholarship application. After the scholarship is fully processed, you will receive a code to be entered in the on-line registration process. Please wait until you receive that code to complete registration.

Course Dates:

Meeting from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on:

Instructor Information

Amy Rager

Amy received a BA in Elementary Education from the College of St. Scholastica and a MEd in Environmental Leadership and Learning from the University of MN. She has worked for cooperative extension for 30+ years in various positions, but has always tied her work to the environment. Amy has been a part of the Minnesota Master Naturalist program since it's beginnings in 2005. She is a native Minnesotan, from the Duluth area. She has always loved the outdoors and enjoys sharing her love and knowledge with others.

Sponsor Information

Minnesota Master Naturalist

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