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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.


Online Courses
Utah Master Naturalist offers a short online course to teach the basic concepts prior to each field course.  Each 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.

2019 Field Courses


Watershed Investigations
Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City, For K-12 TeachersCompleted button
Sunday, April 7, & Sat.-Sun., April 13-14, 8am-5pm

Farmington Bay Waterfowl Mgmt AreaFarmingtonCompleted button
Tuesday, June 4, to Thursday, June 6, 9am-5pm

Utah's Hogle Zoo
, Salt Lake CityCompleted button

Wednesday, June 26, to Friday, June 28, 9am-5pm

Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, Park CityCompleted button

Friday-Sunday, June 14-16, 9am-5pm

Osher Lifelong Learning, University of Utah, Salt Lake CityCompleted button

Fridays, September 20 & 27, and October 4

Stokes Nature Center, LoganCompleted button
Thursday-Saturday, October 10-12, 9am-5pm


Desert Explorations

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, EscalanteCompleted button
May, Dates TBD

Dead Horse Point State Park, MoabCompleted button

Dates TBD

Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City, For K-12 TeachersCompleted button
October, Dates TBD

Zion National Park & St. George areaCompleted button
Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 22-24, 8:30am-5pm


Mountain Adventures 
Cottonwood Canyons Foundation, Cottonwood CanyonsCompleted button
Dates TBD

Natural History Museum of Utah
, Salt Lake City, For K-12 TeachersCompleted button

Monday-Wednesday, July 16-18, 8am-5pm

Stokes Nature Center, LoganCompleted button
Thursday-Saturday, July 25-27, 9am-5pm

Utah's Hogle Zoo
, Salt Lake CityCompleted button

Tuesday-Thursday, August 7-9, 9am-5pm


Great Basin National Park, NevadaCompleted button
September, Dates TBD


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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!