Contact Us

Samantha Burbach
Program Coordinator
University of Illinois Extension
1040 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Phone: 815-986-4357
FAX: 815-986-4329

Winnebago Master Naturalists

Winnebago Master Naturalists

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Master Naturalist Program Fee

The Winnebago County Master Naturalist course costs $250.

This fee covers:

  • 40+ hour general ecology course that combines both classroom and field learning (must attend 40 hours to graduate)
  • Master Naturalist program manual with 20 color chapters
  • 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