Missouri Master Naturalists: "Earth-friendly Education"

The Missouri Master Naturalist™ program is a community-based natural resource education and volunteer service program for adults, sponsored by the Missouri Dept of Conservation and the University of Missouri Extension.

The Springfield Plateau Chapter of the Missouri Master Naturalist formed in the Spring of 2006 with 28 graduating members.  To date, more than 150 volunteers have graduated the program.

For more information about the Missouri Master Naturalist program, click here.

Master Naturalists are available as volunteers for a variety of environmental/conservation projects.  Knowledgeable volunteers perform hands-on projects such as trail building, bird counts, stream monitoring and testing, native and threatened plant counts and rescues, as well as presentations and outdoor workshops on nature-related topics.  Educational and hands-on assistance is available to all age and grade levels

Membership Meeting    Monday, January 17, 2022  6:00 p.m. 
Social time at 5:40
Meeting information:
Climate Change: the Great Social Equalizer, presenter: Joe Pitts


Joe Pitts worked for DNR for 24 years as an Environmental Specialist, Environmental Education Specialist and Unit Chief.


He was the first State Coordinator for Missouri Project WET where he facilitated many Project WET workshops.


He then served as the Executive Director of the James River Basin Partnership in Springfield from 2010-2015.

Join Zoom Meeting:  get link in Member's Only section