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Cedar Point Biological Station Master Naturalist Training

Sunday, July 7, 201910:00 amSaturday, July 13, 20191:00 pm
Cedar Point Biological Station 170 Cedar Point Dr, Ogallala, Nebraska 69153
Cedar Point Biological Station Master Naturalist Training

Become a Nebraska Master Naturalist In 2019!
With the Nebraska Master Naturalist Program you can get up close and personal with Nebraska's natural resources! Participants will engage in nearly 60 hours of in-depth training, led by experts in their fields. Learn about Nebraska's ecosystems, plants and animals, conservation biology, and so much more!

Explore Nebraska alongside scientists, faculty, and natural resource professionals. Contribute your time and expertise through exciting volunteer opportunities in habitat conservation, environmental education, citizen science, and more. Most importantly, Connect with Nebraskans who share your passion for nature.

The Master Naturalist Program is open to any Nebraskan age 19 and up with the desire to explore Nebraska's natural resources. To register for an upcoming training you can Apply Now: https://www.nemasternaturalist.org/apply-now

Saturday, July 6th
Optional Early Arrival 7:00pm Check in with Matt Jones or Doug Wells

Sunday, July 7th
9:00am - 11:00am Arrive, Check in
11:00am-12:00pm Orientation to facility, program, introductions to Master Naturalists Matt Jones, Program Coordinator
12:00pm-12:30pm Lunch
1:00pm - 5:00pm Conservation Biology Dennis Ferraro, UNL
5:30pm - 6:15pm Dinner

Monday, July 8th
7:00am-7:30am Breakfast
8:00am - 12:00pm Amphibians, Reptiles, Turtles Dennis Ferraro, UNL
12:00pm - 12:30pm Lunch
1:00pm - 5:00pm Interpretation and Environmental Education Julie Thomas, UNL & NE Master Naturalist
5:30pm - 6:15pm Dinner

Tuesday, July 9th
7:00am – 7:30am Breakfast
8:00am – 12:00pm Geology of Nebraska Jon Garbisch, UNL Cedar Point, NE Master Naturalist
12:00pm - 12:30pm Lunch
1:00pm - 5:00pm Insects of Nebraska Louise I. Lynch-O'Brien, UNL
5:30pm - 6:15pm Dinner
Dusk Insect Backlighting Louise I. Lynch-O'Brien, UNL

Wednesday, July 10th
7:00am – 7:30am Breakfast
8:00am – 12:00pm Aquatic Systems tbd
12:00pm - 12:30pm Lunch
1:00pm – 5: 00pm Citizen Science & Mini Bio Blitz Alie Mayes, Nebraska Game & Parks Commission
5:30pm - 6:15pm Dinner

Thursday, July 11th
7:00am – 7:30am Breakfast
8:00am – 12:00pm Woodland Ecology Tom Bragg, UNO
12:00pm - 12:30pm Lunch
1:00pm – 5: 00pm Grasslands & Plants of Nebraska Tom Bragg, UNO
5:30pm - 6:15pm Dinner

Friday, July 12th
7:00am – 7:30am Breakfast
8:00am - 12:00pm Birds of Nebraska Clem Klaphake, Nebraska Master Naturalist
12:00pm - 12:30pm Lunch
1:00pm-5:00pm Mammals of Nebraska Mike Schrad, NE Master Naturalist
5:30pm - 6:15pm Dinner

Saturday, July 13th
7:00am – 7:30am Breakfast
7:30am-11:45pm Check Mammal Traps Mike Schrad, NE Master Naturalist
11:45-12:00pm Graduation & Safe Travels!
12:00pm - 12:30pm Lunch

Our Impact to Date Since 2010

  • Trained Master Naturalists

    450

  • Volunteer Hours

    76,912

  • Projects

    6,500

  • Impact Value

    $1898957

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