Current Courses

 COVID-19 Situation

Due to the COVID-19 situation, classes are online.

Please Note: You may participate in any FMNP online course regardless of your location

Courses are continually added in various locations throughout the year. Visit the 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.


Freshwater Systems

    Duval (8/05-9/11/20) 100% ONLINE - FULL
    Volusia (10/07-11/06/20) ONLINE & in-person

Coastal Systems


Upland Systems

    Brevard (10/14-11/20/20) 100% ONLINE
    Duval (10/01-11/23/20) 100% ONLINE - FULL
    Orange (9/30-11/06/20) - ONLINE & in-person
    Sarasota (10/20-11/17/20) 100% ONLINE
    St. Lucie (9/24-10/22/20) 100% ONLINE - FULL

Environmental Interpretation

    Indian River (9/14-10/05/20) 100% ONLINE - Registration Closed
    Sarasota (10/09-11/07/20) 100% ONLINE

Conservation Science

    Lee (9/01-9/24/20) 100% ONLINE - FULL
    Lee (10/06-10/29/20) 100% ONLINE - FULL
    Miami-Dade (9/01-9/24/20) 100% ONLINE- FULL
    Sarasota (9/10-9/24/20) 100% ONLINE- Registration Closed

Wildlife Monitoring

    Volusia (10/12-10/28/20) 100% ONLINE

Habitat Evaluation

    No new class schedules have been submitted.

Coastal Shoreline Restoration

    No new class schedules have been submitted.

Marine Habitat Restoration

    NEW COURSE! The first class offerings will likely begin in Fall 2020.


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 so future generations may enjoy it!



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