Current Courses

Courses are continually added in various locations throughout the year. Visit the Course Locations /Training Partners page of the Master Naturalist website to find out when a course may be offered in your area.

Click here for Florida County map. Each link below contains detailed course information.


We request all individuals taking FMNP courses that meet in person for classes and/or field trips be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. For additional information about protecting yourself against COVID-19, please refer to guidance from the US Center for Disease control at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/communication/guidance.html. We encourage those individuals at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19 (e.g., underlying medical conditions) not participate in a course with any in-person activities and instead register for one of the fully online FMNP courses being offered.


Freshwater Systems

    Charlotte (10/15/21-11/19/21) - FULL
    Lee (10/29/21-11/19/21)
    Volusia (10/08/21-11/12/21) - FULL

Coastal Systems

    Lee (9/13/21-10/11/21) - Registration Closed
    Manatee (9/08/21-11/10/21) - Registration Closed

Upland Systems

    Brevard (10/02/21-11/13/21) - Registration Closed
    Duval (9/30/21-11/22/21) - FULL
    Orange (9/08/21-10/15/21) - Registration Closed
    St. Johns (10/19/21-12/15/21) - FULL

Environmental Interpretation


Conservation Science

    Miami-Dade (9/29/21-10/01/21) - Registration Closed

Wildlife Monitoring


Habitat Evaluation

    No new schedules have been submitted.

Coastal Shoreline Restoration


Marine Habitat Restoration

    No new schedules have been submitted.

Invasive Plants of Florida

    Leon (10/01/21-10/29/21) - Registration Closed
    Palm Beach (9/29/21-10/20/21) - Registration Closed


Donate to FMNP Endowment

We are building a legacy of informed citizens to promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Florida's natural ecosystems. To ensure we continue inspiring conservation education and action for decades to come, we need to raise $2 million to establish an endowment for an FMNP Program Leader in perpetuity.

Ripples spread when a single pebble is dropped. Please click here if you wish to contribute to the FMNP Endowment Fund, or contact Dr. Main at mmain@ufl.edu to discuss options for a major gift.

Thank you for your ongoing actions to help conserve Florida’s environment for future generations to enjoy!

FMNP 20th Anniversary Pin

Donate to the FMNP Endowment Fund during 2021 and receive a free, commemorative 20-year anniversary pin.



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  • Email:
    msowder@ufl.edu
  • Address:
    2311 Mowry Road, Bldg. 78
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    Gainesville, FL 32611