Types of partners

Partners shape our success

Partnering organizations help us shape the course to meet natural resource community across the state.  Organizations who partner with us host trainings, provide input on content, and help us build a corps of trained and skilled volunteers ready to participate. If you'd like to partner with us contact info@azmasternaturalist.org for more information. 

Statewide Collaborators

Statewide Collaborators support the organization at the highest level. They provide strategic guidance to meet the needs of stakeholders in all communities across Arizona, advising on content development and volunteer needs. 

Local Chapter Leaders

Local Chapter Leaders host training courses and manage volunteers in their community. They are responsible for facilitating the day to day operations of the chapter and organizing curriculum, instructors, and hosting the training courses. Local Chapters meet the specific needs of the regional ecosystem and Natural Resource Community Partners. 

Natural Resource Community Partners

Natural Resource Community Partners are organizations who have projects they seek to staff with skilled volunteers. The Arizona Master Naturalist Association promotes Natural Resource Community Partner projects to its corps and provides training to hone volunteer skills in citizen science, stewardship, and education.

Course Instructors

Course instructors provide content for classroom training experiences or lead educational in the field. Course instructors also may provide guidance on curriculum development or serve as a subject matter expert with authorship to 

Donors and Sponsors

Donors and sponsors provide financial support to the Association to enhance our role as a community leader in the Natural Resource Outreach. We are thankful for the support of our community donors and partners - without them we would not be a success.