SNA Site Steward Training and Resource Materials

SNA Site Stewards: To encourage safe and healthy work environments and practices please complete the required training modules. When complete, email us. Highly recommended and supplemental training is optional and may be taken at your own pace to further enhance understanding. Training options for specific equipment or site management are available. Contact your local SNA volunteer supervisor for more information, or email us.

Required training modules

* These modules have supplemental notes associated with some pages. Rollover the small icon on those pages to learn more.

Highly recommended training modules

Supplemental training modules

  • First aid: Please work with your local SNA volunteer supervisor to determine if you need this training based on your stewardship activities. If needed you will be asked to attend first aid classes offered in your area (hospitals, community education, and the Red Cross may be good options). You can be reimbursed for the cost of this training. You may also want to take a look at these mobile apps offered by the American Red Cross.

Plant ID for invasive and rare species (highly recommended)

Native plant community and pant resources

Rare and special concern species resources

Minnesota Biological Survey

Nongame wildlife

Safety topics



  • Observation & Time Reporting  
    This form can be filled out online and email us or printed and mailed to your local SNA volunteer supervisor.

  • Volunteer Project or Event Registration  
    The top portion of this form can be filled out online, then print the form for volunteers to sign at a project or event. After the project or event, scan and email us or mail it to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, SNA Program, 500 Lafayette Road, Saint Paul MN 55155.


Email us, or call 651-259-5070.

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