To provide an intensive 8-week short-course for Mississippi citizens who are interested in learning more about Mississippi’s natural resources. Classes will generally meet from 9am to 3pm most days. Upon completion of the course and the final requirement for certification, participants empowered with their newly attained knowledge will be able to better serve their communities by providing technical assistance regarding natural resources through education, outreach, and service. Course Objectives 1. Expose participants to the fundamental principles of natural resource ecology and management through classroom instruction, field activities, readings, team exercises, and volunteerism. 2. Provide participants with long-term technical resources for life-long learning. 3. To expand the educational capabilities of Extension by the dissemination of natural resource management information to individuals and groups in the community by providing developing a supply of dedicated and informed volunteers to assist in the delivery of this information. Note: If paying by check please make it out to Mississippi State University and send to: Attn: Master Naturalist Program, Central MS Research and Extension Center, 1320 Seven Springs Rd., Raymond, MS 39056.
The course cost is $300 and includes course manuals and supplies.
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