Master Naturalists are trained to be stewards of our natural environment and to teach these skills to others.
Almost every state in the United States has a Master Naturalist Program, often developed in conjunction with Universities and County Extension offices. These programs are similar to the Master Gardeners Programs around the country.
Native Plant Certifications Programs – By State
The Master Gardener program, typically offered through universities in the United States and Canada, provides intense home horticulture training to individuals who then volunteer in their communities, giving lectures, creating gardens, conducting research, and many other projects. For some of the best, regionally-specific advice you can get on gardening, click on the map below to connect to Master Gardener programs in your state.
Series of weekly educational sessions that cover the following topics: