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Arlington Master Naturalists Accepting Applications for Spring 2015 Volunteer Training

Arlington Regional Master Naturalists, a corps of volunteers who provide education, outreach and service dedicated to beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas, will be holding training sessions for anyone interested in becoming a Master Naturalists volunteer.

Experts in a range of disciplines related to natural history, such as climate, ecology and forests and aquatic ecosystems, will provide training to aspiring Master Naturalists. Aspiring volunteers will learn to provide education, citizen science and outreach and manage natural resources and public lands.

Applications for the program, which costs $175 for accepted applicants, are due by Feb. 1. Training classes will begin at 7 and end at 10 p.m. each Tuesday from Feb. 24 – June 9, except for March 31, at the Long Branch Nature Center, located at 625 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington. There will also be four all-day field trips, which are mandatory. For more information, visit armn.org.