The 2017 TN Naturalist classes at Cedars of Lebanon begin Saturday, 14 January and continue on the second Saturday of each month through 09 December for a total of 12 classes. Participants will complete 40 hours of classroom instruction and fulfill 40 hours of volunteer service to receive the Tennessee Naturalist Program certificate.
Classroom topics cover various aspects of Tennessee’s natural history including Tennessee Ecology, Geology, Aquatics, Birds of Tennessee, Astronomy, Mammals of Tennessee, Invertebrates, Tennessee Forests, and Ferns, Forbs & Fungi, among others. Graduates from the course will join a group of TN Naturalist volunteers that provides education, outreach, and services dedicated to educating others, understanding, and benefiting Tennessee’s natural areas.
The cost is $250 for the year, class size is limited, and pre-registration is required. To register, or for more information on the program, stop by the park office or contact Emily at Emily.M.Howard@tn.gov
Friends of Cedars of Lebanon State Park