The deadline to participate in 2018 East Texas Texas Master Naturalist classes is rapidly approaching – Jan. 22. Classes begin Jan. 30 and conclude April 17.
Classes run from 6-9 p.m. on consecutive Tuesdays at the Tyler Nature Center. There will also be one Saturday class and three Saturday field trips.
“If you want to learn about our rich East Texas ecosystem and volunteer with like-minded people, this program is for you,” said Larry Pierce, regional program leader.
Cost is $150, which covers tuition, materials, instruction and more.
The program includes more than 40 hours of classroom study and field trips. Classes cover topics such as wetland ecology, forest ecology and tree identification, mammalogy, herpetology, ornithology, plants, geology, archeology and more.
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