Course Info

Below is information to give you a better understanding of the certificate course offered in the spring of 2018.  Remember the advanced training course in the fall- Salmon and Steelhead in the Sierra is NOT the certificated course.


CNat-Form2of3-CA Naturalist Waiver of Liability


  • Textbook ~ The California Naturalist Handbook” by Greg de Nevers, Deborah Stanger Edelman, and Adina Merenlender. (List price $34.95). It is generally available locally at both The Earth Store (530-265-0448) and Harmony Books (530-265-9564) in Nevada City, and The Bookseller (530-272-2131) in Grass Valley can order a copy and have it within 1-2 days. The book is also available online.
  • UC Davis Extension – how to get academic credit for the California Naturalist course ~