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Certification and Service Pins

On this page you will find

  • Information on upcoming or current service hour pins
  • Resources to replace your lost pins
  • Resources to replace your certificate

2014-2020 Service & Certification Pins
2014-2020 Service & Certification Pins

Annual Service Hour Pin

The Annual Service Hour Pin is a unique collectible which features California native species designed by artists in UC Environmental Stewards community. Certified California Naturalists and Climate Stewards that log 40 or more volunteer hours in a calendar year in our Volunteer Portal are eligible to receive the Annual Service Hour pin.

To be eligible for the Annual Service Hour pin, you must:

  • Be a certified California Naturalist or Climate Steward
  • Have volunteered and entered 40 or more hours in the corresponding calendar year into the Volunteer Portal

Please note: We cannot honor any retroactive Volunteer Portal hours. You are only eligible for annual service hour pins from the year of your certification and the years after.

Replacement Pins

We are so sorry to hear that your pin went off on an adventure of its own. These pins symbolize our accomplishments through the courses and the service hours we log making California a better place.

Certificate Replacement:

We are happy to reprint and mail your certificate on our certificate paper but please know that you can reprint your certificate on your own through the volunteer portal. Log in, select your course, click the "Forms Submitted" tab and then view details. In the box on the right side there is an option to "Print Certificate".

To replace your pin and/or certificate, please fill out this survey. There is a $15 replacement fee. This fee covers printing, shipping & handling, and staff time.


  • For you to receive a replacement certification pin, you must have an active account in our Volunteer Portal. This is the only way we can confirm your participation in and certification through one of our courses.
  • For you to be eligible to receive a replacement service hour pin, you must have met and logged the hour requirements for that year.
  • Older service hour pin inventory may be low. Let us know which pin you need and we will do our best to accommodate.