2017 Training



Spring PMN training courses are under way in Adams County (coordinated by The South Mountain Partnership and Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve),  Montgomery County (coordinated by The Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy), and Montour County (coordinated by Montour Area Recreation Commission).


Berks County: Coordinated by Berks Nature (Reading, PA). Training classes will be held weekly on Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 9:00, August 3- October 26, with field trips on Saturdays. See the schedule of classes here: Berks Nature schedule 2017

Bucks County: Coordinated by Silver Lake Nature Center (Bristol, PA). Training classes will be held weekly on Tuesday evenings from 5:30-8:30,  September 12 – November 14 (skipping October 31st), with field trips on Saturdays (Sept. 23, Oct. 7, Oct. 21 and Nov. 4). See the schedule of classes here: Silver Lake Nature Center 2017 schedule

Chester County: Coordinated by The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County. Training classes will be held weekly on Tuesday evenings August 15 – October 31, with field trips on Saturdays. See the schedule of classes here: TLC for SCC 2017 schedule

Philadelphia County: Coordinated by Friends of the Wissahickon. Training classes will be held weekly on Tuesday evenings from August 29 through November 1, with field trips on Saturdays.  See the schedule of classes here: Friends of the Wissahickon 2017 schedule

There are still openings in Berks, Bucks and Chester County Training Courses. Late applications will be accepted until August 4th.

Tuition: $325, includes mandatory background check fee. The late registration fee for applications received after the deadline increases to $400 (if space is still available in the training). Please contact Ellyn Nolt, the Program Coordinator (enolt@pamasternaturalist.org) for class availability after the deadline.

Go to Application Procedures for more information about applying or to download an application.

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