|Announcing the Idaho Master Naturalist Program|
Wood River Valley Chapter, 2013 Class
The Wood River Chapter of the Idaho Master Naturalist Program is beginning its 2013 season with a fall session (Times and dates to be determined). For more information, contact Keri York, Stewardship Coordinator, at email@example.com.
The Master Naturalist Program trains volunteers in a variety of natural history topics including botany, geology, and wildlife winter survival (new this season). Similar to Master Gardener classes, participants fulfill a volunteer requirement to complete the program.
The Wood River Valley chapter formed in 2009. For their volunteer service,the first class of 11 individuals led naturalist hikes, conducted children’s educational programs, and helped construct trails and control weeds on preserves.
Partnering organizations are Wood River Land Trust, Environmental Resource Center, Sawtooth National Recreational Area, and Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Classes are held at the Community Campus courtesy of College of Southern Idaho. For more information, contact Keri York, Stewardship Coordinator, 788-3947.
Tisa Combs, Star Weekes, and Mike Treshow identify microinvertebrates in the Master