Hero Image

Columbia College

Columbia College is offering the new UC Climate Stewards certification course and the California Naturalist certificate course in Tuolumne County. 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.

2022 UC Climate Stewards Certification

FNR 190 Climate Stewardship, 1.5 unitsThis course satisfies the requirement to become a California Certified Climate Steward. Classroom and field experience in California natural history, local and global effects of our changing climate, communication training and community service. Attendance required in live Zoom lecture sessions. Not repeatable. Materials fee of $55 is required. 

2022 Course Dates: January 10 – April 30Lecture (ONLINE): Wednesdays, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PMField Trips: Saturdays March 19 & April 23 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

_________________________________________________________

2022 California Naturalist Certification

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: TBA

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

Columbia College

iNaturalist Project