Trees For Tomorrow offers naturalist program

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — Trees for Tomorrow will host a week-long Wisconsin Master Naturalist volunteer training program June 10 through 15 at its facilities in Eagle River.

Staff and regional experts will lead explorations of the waters, forests, wildlife and geology of the area. Participants can learn about nature and wildlife, teaching them how to collect data, partake in citizen science, restore trails and make a difference in the community through volunteer service.

Lead instructors will be Melanie Stewart-Clarke and Jenny Sadak, environmental science educators at Trees For Tomorrow. Many guest speakers and presentations are planned with representatives from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Forest Service, University of Wisconsin system and other colleges, and other wildlife and forestry experts.

Cost is $275 per student and includes the 40-hour course and instruction, including guest speakers; all materials and local transportation to field trips; and a continental breakfast and lunch each day, with participants responsible for dinner.

Lodging also is available in on-site dorms for $30 per night. Participants should plan to bring their own towels and bedding. To reserve lodging, call 715-479-6456 or email melanie@treesfortomorrow.com.

Pre-registration is required by May 27. For more information or to register, go to treesfortomorrow.com or wimasternaturalist.org, or email kim@treesfortomorrow.com.

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