Mid-Coast Chapter Members

Mid-Coast Chapter Members

Find links to everything you need on this page: training opportunities, volunteering opportunities, reporting, activities, partners, archives, trusted resources, and Members-Only information.

Clearing the Rail Trail at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

Volunteer Opportunities

Do what you love! Give 40 hours of Volunteer Service each year to be the change you want to see in the world. Members work in field research/citizen science, educate kids and adults about the natural world, improve wildlife habitat and manage natural resources, and provide technical guidance to other organizations to meet our Texas Master Naturalist mission.

Resource Management: Wildlife | Plants & Habitat
Nature Public Access: Gardens & Trails
Public Outreach: Kids | Adults
Field Research: Birds | Insects | Aquatics | TPWD | Water
See also: State Service Opportunities

Find a new volunteer service opportunity?

Check it against Guidelines and against VS Already Approved, and then fill out an approval request form if the opportunity is new and meets the guidelines.

Training Opportunities

Mid-Coast Master Naturalists keep learning. Partners offer training for specific projects, single presentations, and lecture series on resource management, field research, and other topics that meet the TMN mission.

See the current year’s Initial Training schedule for new members.

Learn what you love! Master Naturalists are lifelong learners. Earn 8 hours of Advanced Training per year to get and keep your Texas Master Naturalist Certification.

AT: Plants | AT: Wildlife | AT: Habitat

AT: Single Presentations | AT: Specific Projects
AT: Lecture Series | AT: Online Training
State AT Opportunities

Find a new training opportunity?

Check it against Criteria and against AT Approved in the Past, and fill out an approval request form if the opportunity is new and meets criteria.

Teaching wetland sedges at Mad Island Marsh Preserve
The belted kingfisher is the Mid-Coast Chapter mascot
"Volunteers don't get paid; not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless." – Anonymous

VMS Reporting Categories

VMS Hours-Reporting How-To


Mid-Coast in Action:

Chapter Service & Training in September 2021
Volunteer Hours: 1,459.25
AT Hours: 84.75
Members Reporting: 60
Different Opportunities: 27
Value @ $23 per hr: $35,512.00

Service & Training 2021 Year-to-Date Total
Volunteer Hours: 8,775.50
AT Hours: 1,006.25
Members Reporting: 84
Different Opportunities: 46
Value @ $23 per hr: $224,980.25

Cumulative – 2000 to Present
Volunteer Hours: 208,092.00
AT Hours: 21,601.25
Members Reporting: 286
Different Opportunities: 73
Value at $23 per hr: $5,282,944.75