County Extension Director
University of Illinois Extension
Highland Community College, Bldg R
2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032
Jo Daviess Master Naturalists
Master Naturalist Program FeeThe Northwest Illinois Master Naturalist course fee is $250.
This fee covers:
- 48-hour general ecology course that combines both classroom and field learning (must attend min. of 40 hours to graduate)
- One-on-one assistance in finding a volunteer position that fits your personal interests, abilities and time restraints for as long as you remain a Certified Master Naturalist
- Continuing-education events and opportunities
After an application is received and accepted, you will be notified of your payment options.