The Upstate Master Naturalist Association (UMNA) exists to promote awareness and citizen stewardship for South Carolina’s natural resources through science-based education and community service. The Association provides continuing education and volunteer encouragement to its members. UMNA is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. 

UMNA is open to all graduates of the SC Master Naturalist program.

UMNA holds meetings six times a year. An UMNA business meeting begins at 10:00 AM with an educational program to follow. Many programs are eligible for advanced training hours. View all upcoming activities here.


Upcoming Events

Upcoming advanced training, volunteer service and meetings are shown on the calendar below. Click on each specific event to learn more details including cost, location and registration. UMNA aims to provide ample opportunities for all members to satisfy the advanced training and service hour requirements each year.