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Sharing Utah's Natural World!

Utah's spectacular natural world inspires exploration, understanding, and stewardship. Here at Utah Master Naturalist, our mission is to train volunteers and professionals who promote stewardship of natural resources within their communities by providing education, outreach, and service. We offer several field courses each year to help you in your lifelong pursuit of knowledge and skills. Visit the about page for more information on how you can become a Utah Master Naturalist.


NEW! Online Courses
Beginning this year, Utah Master Naturalist is offering a short online course to teach the basic concepts of each field course.  Each participant must complete the corresponding online course prior to attending a field course.  An online course can be completed in about two days of work, and you will be given access beginning one month prior to each field course.  As a result, each field course will now be 3 or 4 days long.

2018 Field Courses


Watershed Investigations
Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City, For K-12 TeachersCompleted button
Saturday, April 21, & Sat.-Sun., April 28-29, 8am-5pm

Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, Park CityCompleted button

Friday-Sunday, June 22-24, 9am-5pm

Osher Lifelong Learning, University of Utah, Salt Lake City Completed button

Fridays, September 21, 28, & October 5, 9am-5pm


Desert Explorations

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, KanabCompleted button
Tuesday, May 8, 6-8pm, & Wed.-Fri., May 9-11, 8:30am-5pm

Utah's Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake City and MoabCompleted button
Tuesday-Friday, June 12-15, 9am-5pm

Dead Horse Point State Park, Moab Completed button

Monday, Sept. 24, 6-8pm, & Tues.-Thur., Sept. 25-27, 9am-5pm

Zion National Park & St. George areaCompleted button
Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 23-25, 8:30am-5pm


Mountain Adventures 
Cottonwood Canyons Foundation, Cottonwood Canyons, SLCCompleted button
Saturdays, June 9, & July 14, 9am-5pm, PLUS attend one day (your choice) of the Wasatch Wildflower Festival

Natural History Museum of Utah
, Salt Lake City, For K-12 Teachers
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Monday-Wednesday, July 16-18, 8am-5pm

Utah's Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake CityCompleted button
Tuesday-Thursday, August 7-9, 9am-5pm


Great Basin National Park, NevadaCompleted button
Tuesday-Thursday, August 28-30


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Visit Utah Nature Explorers to discover lesson plans, resources, and field equipment that will help you share Utah's amazing natural world with your students!