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Master Volunteer Entomology Advanced Training Certification

  Fee
Training & Collecting Kit $180.00
Training Only (no kit) $115.00

The training is full and registration is closed.

If you wish to be added to a waiting list, please email your name, mailing address, county, and affiliation (Master Naturalist or Master Gardener) to agriliferegister@tamu.edu.  Should space become available, you will be contacted by email.

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When:  March 16-May 6, 2021     (see schedule)
               10 a.m.-12 p.m.
 

The Master Volunteer Entomology Advanced Training Certification is going virtual this year!  Over the course of 8 weeks and over 32 instructional hours, you can gain a greater understanding of entomology, integrated pest management in the garden, landscape and home, be able to identify common insects, spiders and arthropods in Texas, learn about butterfly gardening and native pollinators and much more.  iNaturalist training, invasive insects to watch in Texas, medical entomology, using dichotomous keys for identification will also be covered.

The registration fee includes a field guide, two additional identification tools, loop, many other resources and guides, pin once certification is complete, and an optional collecting kit (net, forceps, killing jars, killing solution, pins, spreading board, magnifier, collecting instructional booklet, pen, labels and collection box).

How to Access the Online Training

  • To immediately receive the instructions to access the online training, please pay via credit card (Visa, Mastercard or Discover).  Instructions to access the online training will not be emailed until payment is received.
  • Upon completion of registration and payment, you will receive an email from agriliferegister@tamu.edu. That email will contain 2 pdf attachments:  a Receipt and Registration Confirmation.  Scroll to the end of the Registration Confirmation for the instructions on how to access the online training.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

If a cancellation becomes necessary, please send notification to agriliferegister@tamu.edu. No refunds.