Thunder Bay Summer 2018 Certificate Program

Sunday, July 15, 2018 – Saturday, July 21, 2018
The Summer 2018 OMNP program includes seven modules, plus an optional bioblitz event on Sunday, July 22, 2018.   

Please note that modules may be moved or modified based on instructor availability.

Module Topics & Dates

MODULE 1 – Geology and Anthropology of Thunder Bay District

MODULE 2 – Flora of the Thunder Bay District

MODULE 3 – Mammals of the Thunder Bay District: How they changed the landscape

MODULE 4 – Amphibians and Reptiles of Thunder Bay District

MODULE 5 – Birds of the Thunder Bay District

MODULE 6 – Insects and other Invertebrates of Thunder Bay District

MODULE 7 – Water, Wetlands and the First Nations and Métis Peoples of the Thunder Bay District

OPTIONAL MODULE - Bioblitz Event

Fee: $499 +HST

What's Included:

  • Approximately 40 hours of classroom/field instruction.
  • A "write-in-the-rain" notebook and pencil for field notes.
  • A x10 hand lens including a UV light and an Ontario Master Naturalist Program lanyard.
  • An Ontario Master Naturalist Program hat.
  • A package of course material pertaining to every module in the form of study notes, fact sheets, and other written information supporting the content of the module.


Accommodation is available on campus for as little as $35 a night, with access to an Olympic-sized swimming pool included!  Click here for more details

Cancellation Policy: In the case of cancellation, we will offer a refund up to three weeks prior to the start of the program. An administration fee of $50 will apply.