Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy is delighted to be one of the newest Coordinating Partners for the Pennsylvania Master Naturalist (PMN) program in Montgomery County. This program combines a total of 55 hours of classroom and field instruction, preparing volunteers to provide education, outreach and service dedicated to the conservation of natural resources and natural areas within their communities.
The Spring 2017 course to be held at the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy is scheduled to begin Wednesday, March 15 and continue weekly with Wednesday evening classroom sessions and several Saturday field sessions through June 21. In addition to the 55 hours of core training, participants are expected to complete 30 hours of approved volunteer service and 8 hours of advanced training or continuing education within their first year in the program. Annual requirements for subsequent years include 20 hours of approved volunteer service and 12 hours of advanced training or continuing education.
If you are interested in increasing your knowledge in natural history and natural resource management, gaining valuable and rewarding volunteer experience and making a difference in the community, we hope you will consider joining us!
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and possess a background or strong interest in natural history. Additional qualifications apply. Apply for the Spring 2017 course now. Deadline has been extended to January 15, 2017.
Email any questions to the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy at: PAMasterNaturalist@perkiomenwatershed.org