ANROSP conference attendees will include professionals and partner organizations that coordinate, administer, or host training and volunteer programs in natural resource conservation, education, and outreach or for those developing similar programming.

Call for Presentations

The ANROSP 2017 National Conference is currently accepting proposals for presentations & posters.

https://goo.gl/forms/q87O1FzwdQ9rqLei2

This dynamic conference is for professionals and partner organizations that coordinate, administer, or host training and volunteer programs in natural resource conservation, education, and outreach or for those interested in developing similar programming.  This year the conference will be held in Portland, Oregon at the Word Forestry Center.  There will be many opportunities to explore the natural, cultural and historic sites in and around Portland During this conference, you can expect to gain knowledge from a diverse range of programs, network with colleagues, and obtain valuable tools to enhance your existing program or develop a new one. 

The Alliance of Natural Resource Outreach and Service Programs (ANROSP) is a national alliance of adult natural resource education and stewardship programs, including Master Naturalists, Master Watershed Stewards, Wildlife Stewards, Master Woodland Mangers, Open Space Programs, and more.  ANROSP facilitates networking and exchange of information and resources among coordinators of citizen-based environmental education programs across the United States and help create healthy ecosystems and communities through citizens who learn, teach, and practice natural resource stewardship.

Conference Topic

All presentations relevant to professionals who coordinate natural resource service programs will be considered.  Special consideration will be given to proposals that address cutting edge research or interpretation. 

Presentation Types

We are seeking proposals for the following presentation types:

  • Oral Presentation (45 minutes) – Oral presentation may highlight case studies, program successes, or novel approaches to natural resource outreach and service programs.
  • Hands-on Workshop Presentation (45 minutes) – Workshops should be interactive and aim to provide participants with new skills applicable to their program or to the overall advancement of ANROSP.
  • Poster Presentation - Please consider submitting a proposal to present a poster at our “Program Marketplace” poster session.  This is a great opportunity to talk one-on-one with colleagues about your work. 

Presentation proposals are due by Friday May 5, 2017. Participants will be notified of acceptance by May 31, 2017.  

Poster proposals are due by Friday, June 16, 2017. Participants will be notified of acceptance by June 30, 2017

All submissions can be made through the Google Form: https://goo.gl/forms/q87O1FzwdQ9rqLei2

Any questions, concerns, comments, please share them with Mary Pearl Meuth, Vice President and Conference Chair - mpmeuth@gmail.com or (727) 366-1144

PROGRAM AWARDS

ANROSP member programs will be recognized with awards for program, educational materials, volunteer project, program evaluation, and outstanding teamwork.  Members are encouraged to nominate yourself, your program, group or volunteers for these annual awards. Who understands your work better than you?  Award applications are due to August 1st of each year.  For additional information and/or to apply contact info@anrosp.org.

Here are the five of the ANROSP awards: 

Program of the Year

Outstanding Educational Materials

Outstanding Volunteer Project

Outstanding Program Evaluation

Outstanding Team





2016 AWARDS

Outstanding Educational     Materials Award

Texas Master Naturalist Curriculum

Outstanding Volunteer Project Award

Wenatchee Naturalist Website

  Outstanding Team Award 

Bernalillo County Open Space Master Naturalist Advisory Committee


Outstanding Program Evaluation 

Minnesota Master Naturalist Program

Program of the Year Award 

Maryland Master Naturalist Program

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