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

Wildlife note taking

When you’re out in nature, you may stumble upon wildlife tracks and actual species. Here are some tips to record those moments. Record habitat, time and date. Focus on key characteristics to help in wildlife identification. For mammals, what are the general markings, facial patterns, size, and appendages such as...

The class visits Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge

            What’s a class like for the Acadiana Master Naturalists? For the spring 2015 class, we were fortunate to get an insider’s look into the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge along Louisiana’s coast between Pecan Island and Grand Chenier. The overnight trip included lectures the first evening on coastal land loss, sea...

Contact Acadiana Master Naturalists

1205 E Alexander St

Lafayette Louisiana 70501

(337) 291-8448

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