ANROSP conference attendees will include professionals and partner organizations that coordinate, administer, or host training and volunteer programs in natural resource conservation, education, and outreach or for those developing similar programming.

Registration Now Open

Join us in Portland this September! Registration for the ANROSP National Conference 2017 is now open.

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Full Meeting Agenda is available here: ANROSP Conference Agenda FULL - 7-31.pdf

Call for Presentations - CLOSED

The ANROSP 2017 National Conference has closed their call for proposals for presentations & posters.

This dynamic conference is for professionals and partner organizations that coordinate, administer, or host training and volunteer programs in natural resource conservation, education, and outreach or for those interested in developing similar programming.  This year the conference will be held in Portland, Oregon at the Word Forestry Center.  There will be many opportunities to explore the natural, cultural and historic sites in and around Portland During this conference, you can expect to gain knowledge from a diverse range of programs, network with colleagues, and obtain valuable tools to enhance your existing program or develop a new one. 

The Alliance of Natural Resource Outreach and Service Programs (ANROSP) is a national alliance of adult natural resource education and stewardship programs, including Master Naturalists, Master Watershed Stewards, Wildlife Stewards, Master Woodland Mangers, Open Space Programs, and more.  ANROSP facilitates networking and exchange of information and resources among coordinators of citizen-based environmental education programs across the United States and help create healthy ecosystems and communities through citizens who learn, teach, and practice natural resource stewardship.

Conference Topic

All presentations relevant to professionals who coordinate natural resource service programs will be considered.  Special consideration will be given to proposals that address cutting edge research or interpretation. 

Any questions, concerns, comments, please share them with Mary Pearl Meuth, Vice President and Conference Chair - mpmeuth@gmail.com or (727) 366-1144

PROGRAM AWARDS

ANROSP member programs will be recognized with awards for program, educational materials, volunteer project, program evaluation, and outstanding teamwork.  Members are encouraged to nominate yourself, your program, group or volunteers for these annual awards. Who understands your work better than you?  Award applications are due to August 1st of each year.  For additional information and/or to apply contact info@anrosp.org.

Here are the five ANROSP award categories with application forms: 

Program of the Year

Outstanding Educational Materials

Outstanding Volunteer Project

Outstanding Program Evaluation

Outstanding Team





2016 AWARDS

(click on the recipient's name to learn more about this year's award winners)

Outstanding Educational Materials Award:
Texas Master Naturalist Curriculum

Outstanding Volunteer Project Award:
Wenatchee Naturalist Website

Outstanding Program Evaluation:
Minnesota Master Naturalist Program

Program of the Year Award:
Maryland Master Naturalist Program

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