This advanced naturalist course introduces new topics and builds upon the skills learned in the Ontario Naturalist Course Level I.
This blended learning course, targeted at experienced naturalists or professionals working in the field, combines 50 hours of in-class, hands-on instruction and self-paced online learning.
In addition to online and in-class learning, a minimum of 30 volunteers hours are required to complete the certificate course. This course has a maximum cohort of 20 students to ensure high quality, individualized learning.
This course is open to students who have completed the Ontario Naturalist Course Level I or who can demonstrate equivalent knowledge and experience.
Select modules included in this certification course are also available as individually priced workshops. VIEW WORKSHOPS.
2019 COURSE DATES
Module 1: BIRDS: SPARROWS | Saturday April 13
Module 2: BIRDS: WARBLERS | Sunday April 14
Module 3: WILDFLOWERS: BEYOND THE FIELD GUIDE | Sunday June 23
Module 4: FERNS AND GRASSES | Saturday September 14
Module 5: INVERTEBRATE IDENTIFICATION | Sunday, September 29
Module 6: MOSSES AND LIVERWORTS | Saturday, October 5
Module 7: ANIMAL TRACKING | Sunday, October 6
Module 8: FUNGI | Sunday, October 6
Module 9: HUMAN IMPACTS ON THE LANDSCAPE | Online
Module 10: WINTER TREE ID | Online
An Ontario Naturalist Level II certificate will be issued when all course modules are completed.
$459 + HST