On Friday, June 14, 2019, from 6:30-8:30 pm, join a Master Naturalist instructor at Caw Caw County Park to figure some of the sounds from the natural world. We will listen for owls, frogs, and other creatures awake during the twilight hours (this will count as 2 hours of advanced training for SC master naturalists). Register here
Join us for a morning class, Saturday, July 28, 2018, 10:00am-12:00pm, on drawing with pencil. This can improve your observation skills and enhance your nature journals. Meg Skow (wife of recent MN graduate Eric Skow) offering this class at Caw Caw classroom. CMNA members – free, Master Naturalist not current members of CMNA $5.00
Summer is here! Are you in need of advanced training hours or general nature enrichment? Here are CCPRC’s upcoming programs that count as Master Naturalist Advanced Training opportunities. These are registration-required programs. If you are interested in these programs, please register ASAP. If they do not meet minimum requirements (which are kept low) they cancel three days prior to the program date. To register online, follow the link to CCPRC’s registration area. Click on the “Cultural and Natural History’ tab to find these offerings OR call (843)795-4386 and simply reference the course number to the Program Services Agent. The Master Naturalist instructors hope to see you in the field soon!
Sunrise Canoeing At Caw Caw
Glide silently past feeding herons and witness features hidden to trail-bound visitors by canoeing Caw Caw’s waterways. These interpretive paddles offer a unique look into the ecology of the Lowcountry. Trained naturalists will enlighten you to the cultural and natural history of the area, citing important connections to the past, present, and future.
Tuesday 7-24 from 6:00 – 9:00am
Course Number: 56254
Folly Beach Bird Walks (TWO dates)
From inlet to inlet, birding experts help participants explore the wonderfully diverse areas of Folly Beach. Our spotting scope will help you see shorebirds, seabirds, songbirds, and raptors too.
Friday 7-13 from 8:30-10:30am at Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve : Course number 56072
Friday 8-10 from 8:30-10:30am at Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve : Course number 56073
Nature Rambles- Jaunt Around Johns Island County Park
Join a Master Naturalist instructor to see the natural wonders of our parks in a new light. You’ll discover plants and animals and learn about their connections to the world around them.
Thursday 7-19 from 8:30- 10:30am at Johns Island County Park
Course number: 56429
A training opportunity designed with you in mind!
Advanced training opportunities provide exposure and skill development in areas such as natural history, natural resource management, and nature interpretation. In order to keep your Master Naturalist certification current, you must take at least eight hours of advanced training per year.
Nature´s Soundscape: How to Really Tune In
Hearing is often the best sense to use for experiencing certain facets of our environment, and every place has its own unique sounds. Hone listening skills to enhance your connection to the natural world.
Thursday 05-17-2018 9:00AM – 3:00PM Caw Caw Interpretive Center Fees: $50.00 Registration required – link to register
Shorebird Stewards is a program that engages a growing group of volunteers to protect coastal birds. Volunteers patrol high-traffic beaches where birds are on a collision course with weekend crowds and help visitors share the shore with birds.At the training, you’ll be introduced to shorebird and seabird species and learn how to approach someone on the beach to talk about shorebird conservation. To register contact Nolan Schillerstrom at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
10:00am – 12:30pm
Ravanel, South Carolina