Master Conservationist Program


The Master Conservationist Program is working to "Plant the Seeds of Conservation" in Iowa through an intensive educational curriculum that blends online lessons with in-person field experiences with local conservation leaders and passionate citizens. 


Master Conservationist Flyer


Sign up for Master Conservationist

Online Registration       Paper Registration


Cost: $75 (scholarships are available)

Registration deadline: July 1, 2021


Master Conservationist Schedule


Topic Date & Time Location Location Address
Setting the Stage July 13 from 6-9 pm Landfill of North Iowa 15942 Killdeer Ave. Clear Lake, IA
Physical Environment: Iowa's Lands and Water July 20 from 6-9 pm Fossil and Prairie Center  1227 215th St. Rockford, IA
Understanding Iowa's Ecosystems: Aquatic  July 27 from 6-9 pm Ventura Grade Fishing Jetty at Ventura Grade - West end of Clear Lake 
Understanding Iowa's Ecosystems: Prairies August 3 from 6-9 pm  Maynes Grove 946 US Highway 65 Hampton, IA
Understanding Iowa's Ecosystems: Forest  August 10 from 6-9 pm  Worth County Extension Office  1206 3rd Ave. N Northwood, IA
Putting it Together in the Watershed  August 17 from 6-9 pm  Milton R. Owen Nature Center 18793 Highway 9 Osage, IA
Planting the Seeds of Conservation August 24 from 6-9 pm  Lime Creek Nature Center  3501 Lime Creek Road, Mason City, IA


A Collaborative Community Effort 

This program could not be possible without the collaborative community effort of the following organizations.  We thank them for their willingness to come together and put on a great program from 2021. 
   Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board Logo      Floyd County Conservation Logo      Franklin County Conservation Logo        Landfill of North Iowa Logo          Mitchell County Conservation Board Logo          Worth County Conservation Logo

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