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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are the five ANROSP award categories with application forms:Outstanding Team
(click on the recipient's name to learn more about this year's award winners)
Outstanding Educational Materials Award:
Outstanding Volunteer Project Award:
Outstanding Program Evaluation:
Program of the Year Award: