The Florida Master Naturalist Program is an award-winning certification program designed by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
The objective of the Florida Master Naturalist Program is to create a citizenry knowledgeable about natural systems and how they work, thereby creating environmental stewards within local communities. The course also prepares participants to share their knowledge with others and help them feel a greater connection to the land. The program is highly recommended for anyone interested in furthering their knowledge of Florida's ecosystems, nature center staff and volunteers, eco-tour providers, fishing guides, scout leaders and educators.
Florida Master Naturalist courses are open to individuals 18 years of age and older.