Master Naturalist Certification Program

Asked September 26, 2016, 4:58 PM EDT

Hello, I came across the Master Naturalist Certification Program recently. I could not help noticing that Kentucky does not have such a program while most other states do. This program is overseen by the extension office system. I was quite surprised to discover that we do not have one. I stopped in at our local extension office. They have a Master Gardener Program, but had never heard of the Master Naturalist Program. I am very interested in this program. If someone would get back to me I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you for your time, Velina Swords

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2 Responses

Hello. Thank you for your question. You are correct. Kentucky does not have a state-level Master Naturalist program. I am including the contact information for Dr. Gary Palmer, Extension Program Leader for Agriculture and Natural Resources. He coordinates the state-level programs for agriculture. Please feel free to contact him to inquire about the possibility of beginning a Master Naturalist Program. Gary Palmer gary.palmer@uky.edu Agriculture and Natural Resources (859) 257-1846

Hello Mr. Stamper,

Thank you so much! for the information you provided. I will be in contact with Dr. Palmer very soon.

Sincerely,

Velina Swords