Friends of Pinellas Master Naturalists, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit environmental organization supporting the mission and goals of the University of Florida/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist Program. The University of Florida’s non-credit, statewide program offers environmental education through three, 40-hour Florida ecosystem modules that were created for anyone interested in learning more about nature.
Our Friends organization is mostly composed of graduates from the UF/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist Program. We are located in Pinellas County, Florida, on the west side of Tampa Bay.
Through the Friends of Pinellas Master Naturalists we:
- Offer sound environmental stewardship
- Promote passive recreation and appreciation of Florida’s natural environment
- Provide environmental education through outreach programs
- Promote sustainable environmental practices