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

Acadiana Master Naturalists

Acadiana Master Naturalist Program

Acadiana Master Naturalists accept applications from October through December for the following years Spring program. The program begins in January and ends in June. Please see our Master Naturalist page for more information.

AMN-Birding Program

The Acadiana Master Naturalist-Birding program provides instruction and field time. The program begins in August and ends in May of the following year. The workshops are approximately once a month, with 2 overnight trips. This program is offered every other year. Our next program will be 2019-2020 Please see our Birding Class page for more information about this program.

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CENLA Master Naturalist Program

CenLaMN   Please see our CenLA page for more information and the application page for the application form. Applications are due in September.

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What is the Acadiana Master Naturalists Program

The Acadiana Master Naturalists Program is a unique opportunity for nature enthusiasts of all levels and 18 years and older to learn more about the ecological systems unique to Acadiana. Workshops are held in the spring usually beginning in January and ending with a Master Naturalist accreditation and graduation in...

Contact Acadiana Master Naturalists

1205 E Alexander St

Lafayette Louisiana 70501

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