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CalNat Columbia College course
Contact: Lisa Murphy, murphyl@yosemite.edu
Sponsor: California Naturalist

Full course website: http://calnat.ucanr.edu/Take_a_class/Columbia_College/ 

Centered in the Sierra foothills, Columbia College offers students of diverse backgrounds many opportunities for discovery and success. Through a supportive and engaging learning environment, students master foundational skills, explore their passions, attain degrees and certificates, and pursue career and transfer pathways. We collaborate with surrounding communities to cultivate intellectual, cultural and economic vitality. Columbia College inspires students to become inquisitive, creative, and thoughtful life-long learners.

FNR 86 California Naturalist Certification, 1.5 units

The course takes place over a week at Baker Station, the High Sierra Institute campus at Columbia College. Due to ongoing changes in COVID-19 safety restrictions for in-person meetings, at this time there is a limit of 10 people in the dorms at the Station (1 person per room), with additional students tent camping on site. Please visit the college website for the latest information.

This course satisfies the course requirements to become a California Certified Naturalist. Classroom and field experience in California natural history, communication training, and community service. Materials fee of $55 is required.

2022 Dates: June 6 - August 19 2022.

Registration: Prospective students must apply and be accepted to Columbia College before enrolling in the course. To apply for admission please follow the instructions for new students on the college website.

Contact (admissions-related questions): ccadmissions@yosemite.edu, 209.588.5231
Contact (course-related questions): Lisa Murphy, murphyl@yosemite.edu (831) 227-8923