Training Courses

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Fall 2020 Courses

Adams County (held at Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve). Classes will be held weekly on Wednesday evenings (6-8:30 pm) from August 12 – October 27 with four field sessions on Saturdays.

Allegheny County (coordinated by Allegheny Land Trust) Classes will be held weekly on Monday afternoons from 12:30-3:00 from August 3 – October 26 (except Labor Day week) with four field sessions held on Saturdays.

Armstrong County (coordinated by Outdoor Discovery Center at Crooked Creek). Classes will be held weekly on Wednesday evenings (6-8:30 pm) from August 12 – October 28 with four field sessions on Saturdays.

Centre County (coordinated by Clearwater Conservancy). Classes will be held weekly on Thursday evenings (6-8:30 pm) from August 13 – October 29 with four field sessions held on Saturdays.

Chester County (northern) (coordinated by Green Valleys Watershed Association) Classes will be held weekly on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:30 from August 19 to November 4 with four field sessions held on Saturdays.

Chester County (southern) (coordinated by The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County). Classes will be held weekly on Tuesday evenings (6-8:30 pm) from August 18 – November 10 with five field sessions held on Saturdays.

Delaware County (coordinated by Tyler Arboretum) Classes will be held weekly on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:30 from August 18 to October 27 with four field sessions held on Saturdays.

Lancaster County (hosted by the Lancaster Conservancy). Classes will be held weekly on Thursday evenings (6-8:30 pm) from August 13 – October 29 with four field sessions held on Saturdays.

Lehigh County (coordinated by the Lehigh County Conservation District) Classes will be held weekly on Tuesday evenings (6-8.30 pm) from August 25 – October 27 with four field sessions held on Saturdays

Montour County (coordinated by Montour Area Recreation Commission) Classes will be held weekly on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:30 from August through October with five field sessions held on Saturdays. 

Washington County (coordinated by Allegheny Land Trust) Classes will be held weekly on Thursday evenings from 6:00-8:30 from August 6 through October 29 with four field sessions held on Saturdays. 

Westmoreland County (coordinated by Brandywine Conservancy) Classes will be held weekly on Tuesday evenings (6-8.30 pm) from August 4 – October 27 with four field sessions held on Saturdays.

For fall, apply by May 15th to receive the early bird discount rate. The final deadline to apply is June 5th.

Click here to go to Fall 2020 Online Application

For more information please contact the following regional coordinators:

Southeast Program Coordinator: Ellyn Nolt at enolt@pamasternaturalist.org

Southwest Program Coordinator: Maeve Rafferty at mrafferty@pamasternaturalist.org

North Central and Northeastern Programs: Michele Richards at michele@pamasternaturalist.org

Lancaster County Conservancy 2013 Trainees view waterfowl at the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area