Mission and Vision


Inspiring leadership and community engagement for a sustainable world through volunteer service to natural and cultural history organizations in the state of Arizona.


A corps of skilled volunteers able to provide leadership in education, citizen science, and stewardship to all natural and cultural history organizations in the State of Arizona, for the public good. 

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An Arizona Master Naturalist Is ...

About Us

Who we are...

Volunteers making observations on a jojoba plant.

We are a trained and certified corps of volunteers who provide community service to organizations in need of citizen science, stewardship, and educational assistance. We work collaboratively with Natural Resource Community Partners, in service to existing volunteer opportunities. 


Where we work...


Master Naturalists work across the state of Arizona in all communities where natural resource volunteer opportunities exist. Find a chapter near you or become a Local Chapter Leader and host a course for your community. 

Nearby Chapters

What we do...

Master Naturalists making seed balls for distribution on pima county public properties

We are skilled volunteers who can assist with research, education, outreach, stewardship, program development, and analysis. Requirements for the program include completing a 60-hour training course, and giving back 60 hours of volunteer service annually. 

Training requirements

Meet our Steering Committee

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