The purpose of the AMN Program is to educate Louisiana citizens about their flora and fauna, environment, ecosystem, and natural history.

Acadiana Master Naturalists

Become a Master Naturalist!

Acadiana Master Naturalists are accepting applications for the Spring 2018 class. The application deadline is December 31, 2017. Please see our Master Naturalist page for more information.

Acadiana MN Birding Program

The Acadiana Master Naturalist Birding program provides instruction and field time. The program takes place fall through spring. The 2017/2018 class is currently underway. Please see our Birding Class page for more information about this program.

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New CENLAMN Program Starting this Fall

The first program for the Central Louisiana Master Naturalist Program is accepting applications now!  Please see our CenLA page for more information and the application page for the application form. Applications are due by September 22.

Recent Blog Posts

Hummingbird Rescue

While a group of children were looking through discovery boxes in our 3rd floor classroom, a hummingbird flew in through the single door and then headed to one of the skylights that is at the peak of the roof. I got a call on the walkie talkie from Loree, she...

Volunteer for Planting

The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL), Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), National Fish and Wildlife Federation (NFWF) and Rainey Conservation Alliance invite you to participate in our Freshwater Bayou Marsh Restoration event on May 11th near Vermilion Bay. We will be preparing 18,000 plugs of native marsh grass for planting in the...

Birds flock to Louisiana’s Cajun Bayou

We recently received a press release from “Louisiana’s Cajun Bayou,” a tourism promotion featuring Bayou Lafourche and its great birding, thanks to its position along the Louisiana Flyway. According to the release: This region welcomes hundreds of species of migratory birds – including an array of songbirds – each spring...

Contact Acadiana Master Naturalists

1205 E Alexander St

Lafayette Louisiana 70501

(337) 291-8448

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