Ontario Master Naturalist Program

About the OMNP


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The Ontario Master Naturalist Program (OMNP) is a community program established by Lakehead University Orillia in partnership with Ontario Nature. The first of its kind in Canada, the OMNP provides naturalists and those interested in nature and environmental stewardship the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and expertise of the natural world through formal training and guidance.

Since 2015, the Ontario Master Naturalist Program has expanded to include participant workshops and certificate program offerings in Thunder Bay and the Bruce Peninsula.

Upcoming Sessions and Workshops


Ontario Master Naturalist Certificate Program - Spring Session
March 25 to May 13, 2021  |  7 pm

Spring (into) Lichens
Monday, April 19, 2021  |  7 pm

Ontario Master Naturalist Certificate Program - Summer Session
May 27 to July 29, 2021  |  7 pm

Spring Sedges Have Edges
Monday, May 31, 2021  |  7 pm

Alvar Flora Springs to Life
Monday, June 21, 2021  |  7 pm

Summer Sedges (Also) Have Edges
Monday, July 5, 2021  |  7 pm

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