Become a Master Naturalist to learn and share knowledge of the natural world in Maryland! Master Naturalist trainings will take place at the Conservancy’s Woodstock location on Tuesdays from January 4 – March 8, 2022, 9am-3:30pm. The course fee is $250. Certified Maryland Master Naturalists help preserve and share the state’s environmental wealth. Come learn more about Maryland natural history and the environment, meet others who share your passions, learn and share your knowledge through volunteer service!

Maryland Master Naturalists must complete 60 hours of classroom and field training, pass a final exam and give back by volunteering 40 hours of your time with the Howard County Conservancy.

Questions? Contact Kylie Watson for more information.

Applications are accepted through November 15th. Apply below! 

  • Basic Information

  • Questions 1-13

  • 6. Please rate your expertise in the following areas
  • Background

  • A criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from being a Maryland Master Naturalist; a criminal record will be considered as it related to specifics of the volunteer position for which you are applying. Please give all the facts so that a decision can be made.
  • References

    Please list three people who have definite knowledge of your character and skills. Complete addresses are required. Do not list family members.