New in 2021, the Friends of Wild River is offering funding from the following 3 grants:
1) Master Naturalist Grant: for anyone to become a Master Naturalist, sponsored by the Univ.
of Minnesota. This grant will cover the tuition for the required courses. The money will be
sent once the courses are completed.
For more information on the Master Naturalist program, click
2) Stan Nelson Project Grant: for misc. projects within Wild River State Park that
contribute to the enjoyment and experiences of all who stop by.
3) Transportation Grant: money will be provided to school groups and other organizations
to cover the cost of buses or other vehicles to transport children to Wild River State Park.
Info on downloading the pdf application forms:
The download process works with current versions of most browsers, particularly Chrome and Firefox.
If your browser or computer does not complete the download, contact Bob Kessen at
firstname.lastname@example.org and he will email you the application form(s) you need.
Once the download completes, enter the information in the pdf file and then either email it
as an attachment to the Friends at email@example.com.
Or you can print out the form and then send it via US Mail to:
Friends of Wild River State Park
c/o Jan Kozlovsky -- Treasurer
17190 410th St.
North Branch, MN 55056
Click on one of the following links to download the pdf application form:
1) Download the Master Naturalist form
2) Download the Stan Nelson Project form
3) Download the Transportation form
Please allow 6 weeks for grant processing and approval. The grant/project must be
approved by the Friends of Wild River State Park Board and the Park Naturalist.