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Get Outdoors-Become a City of Fort Collins Master Naturalist

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  • Sue Kenney, Outreach and Education Coordinator
  • City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department
  • 970-224-6118, c2tlbm5leUBmY2dvdi5jb20=
Looking for a rewarding volunteer experience while enjoying your natural areas? Become a volunteer Master Naturalist! City of Fort Collins Master Naturalists care about natural areas and have a passion for sharing their enthusiasm with others. Volunteering as a Master Naturalist means you will learn about ecology, public speaking skills, and lead a variety of programs (including school field trips) on the natural areas while sharing information about these special places. Master Naturalists also form lasting friendships while socializing with other volunteers with the same interests.

Volunteer naturalists outreach opportunities are many and varied, and designed to fit all schedules. All the training is free. Class size is limited for this highly popular program. Application deadline is March 15, 2013.

The training program is FREE and all materials are supplied. Master Naturalists learn:
- basic ecology about local natural areas;
- teaching techniques, public speaking and interpretation tips;
- the values and benefits that natural areas add to our lives;
- the locations and secrets of little-known natural areas.

Training dates and times are:

March 26, 9:00-1:30
March 28, 9:00-1:30
April 2, 9:00-1:30
April 4, 9:00-1:30
April 6, 8:30-3:00
April 9, 9:00-1:30
April 11, 9:00-1:30
April 13, 12:30-9:00 p.m.
April 16, 9:00-4:00
April 18, 9:00-1:30
April 20, 8:00-2:00
April 23, 9:00-1:30

Sept.5, 9:00-noon

You must attend all training dates and times. Background check is required.

Visit for a complete job description and application, or contact Sue Kenney at c2tlbm5leUBmY2dvdi5jb20= or 224-6118.