Naturalist Certificate Course Information

The following courses are either currently offered at some point during the year or are in the process of being developed:

  • All Things Fresh Water 
  • Animal Tracking — Mammals of Northern Michigan (hours vary)
  • Birding by Ear — Parts I and II (5 hours ea.)
  • Edible and Medicinal Plants (3 hours)
  • Environmental Studies — Northern Michigan Overview (8 hours)
  • Lake Michigan Shoreline Habitats (7 hours)
  • Northern Michigan Rivers (6 hours)
  • Northern Michigan Geology (11 hours)
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes and Lake Michigan Shoreline (8 hours)
  • Tree Identification  
  • Wildflowers/Native Plants (hours vary)
  • Entomology — Bug Basics 
  • Leading an Outdoor Learning Experience (9 hours)
  • Into the Wilderness (9 hours)

At the time of enrollment, related courses taken within two years may be considered toward the certificate.

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