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Some of the greatest ecological diversity and scenic beauty in Utah exists in the forest and alpine environments. Throughout these ecosystems, temperature, elevation, and precipitation play an important role in defining plant and animal communities and their interactions. Come join us while we explore these systems and learn about how they function, the plants and animals that live there, and how they are managed. Class size is small in order to maximize your opportunities for learning and having fun!
Each Utah Master Naturalist Program module consists of 40 hours of instruction, at least 60% of which is spent in the field. Classroom and field activities will include instructor presentations, guest presentations on relevant resource issues, small group activities, and open discussions.
Due to the nature of the Mountains class, we will be walking and hiking over some uneven terrain. While we do our best to accommodate people of all abilities, please contact Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any concerns.
There is an option to receive three (3) USU credits for an additional recording fee of $90. All course materials will be mailed to you approximately two weeks before the class begins. This will give you time to read them before the class starts, if you wish.
If you are unable to join us for any reason, we can refund your registration fee. Please let us know as soon as you can. If registration is cancelled within two weeks of the start date of a class, a fee of $50 will be assessed to cover the cost of materials.
This class will be held at Wasatch Mountain State Park in Midway, UT. Class times are Thursdays (June 6, 13, 20 and 27) from 3-8 pm, and Saturdays (June 1, 15, 22, and 29) from 9-2.
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Utah Master Naturalist Program
The Utah Master Naturalist Program is a Utah State University Extension program that is taught throughout Utah, often by partner organizations. The goal of the Utah Master Naturalist Program is to connect people with the natural world in which they live to promote stewardship and sustainability of Utah's beautiful natural world.