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California Naturalist Training Course Applications Deadline

February 4, 2019 - 12:00am

Join nature enthusiasts from all over the Sierra Nevada region to learn California natural history. This course takes place over two long weekends, and for a small fee, can earn 4 UC credits.

The course is a survey of California forests, wildlife, geology, plants, water and conservation issues, among other topics. Course topics can be found here:

The first weekend is held June 14-16 at the Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserves in Mammoth Lakes. The second weekend is Aug. 16-18 at UC Merced's Yosemite Field Station in Wawona. Experts from around the region will give hands-on workshops and field trips. Your fellow students will include teachers, nonprofit leaders, land managers and naturalist volunteers from across California.

The course fee is $1,000 and includes room and board at both locations. More course details can be found here:

Submit applications today on the website listed above. The deadline is April 1.


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