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

Why do leaves change colors?

As we’re writing this blog post, leaves aren’t changing here in South Louisiana. Temps are still flirting with 90 and we’re wondering if summer will never leave. But talk of a cold front coming this week has us hopeful that indeed temperatures will drop along with our leaves, although our...

Volunteers needed for Experience LA Festival

The Experience Louisiana Festival will be Oct. 22-23 at the LSU-Eunice campus in Eunice. Sponsored by the Eunice Rotary Club, the event will feature live music, folklife, arts and crafts, food, classic car and truck show and much more. There will be exhibits and displays presented by cultural and tourism...

Backyard to the Bayou

The Bayou Vermilion Preservation presents a symposium titled “Backyard to the Bayou: Understanding your role in the preservation of our river” Sept. 9 at Vermilionville Performance Center in Lafayette. You won’t want to miss this educational opportunity. Here is the lineup: 8:25 am – Welcome – Charlie Wyatt, Bayou Vermilion...

Contact Acadiana Master Naturalists

1205 E Alexander St

Lafayette Louisiana 70501

(337) 291-8448

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