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Master Naturalists canoeing on Shell Creek.

Florida Master Naturalist Program

The mission of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is to promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Florida's natural world among Florida's citizens and visitors.

The Florida Master Naturalist Program is an adult education UF/IFAS Extension program developed by the University of Florida and pro­vided by many Extension offices and participating organizations throughout the state of Florida. FMNP training will benefit persons interested in learning more about Florida’s environment or wishing to increase their knowledge for use in education programs as volun­teers, employees, ecotourism guides, and others.

Master Naturalist conducts outdoor class.

Click here to learn more about the Florida Master Naturalist Program


Kate Rose
Florida Sea Grant Agent

Phone (941) 764-4346

Fax  (941) 764-4343

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Physical Address
1120 Centennial Boulevard
Port Charlotte, FL 33953   

Mailing Address
1120 Centennial Boulevard
Port Charlotte, FL 33953


8:00am – 5:00pm