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January 2017

Winter Tree Identification Class

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Taltree Classroom,
71 North 500 West
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Identifying trees in winter may seem like a challenge, but in some ways it is much easier! Join Taltree's Certified Arborist, Craig Gress, and learn to identify trees not by leaves - but by bark, twig arrangement and growth type. Class participants will learn the unique attributes of several species that will aid in a "leafless" tree ID. When: Thursday, January 26 Time: 10am-12pm Where: Taltree's Classroom (71N 500 W, Valparaiso) Cost: $10 for Taltree Members/ $15 for Non-Members (includes…

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February 2017

Winter Tree Identification Class

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Taltree Classroom,
71 North 500 West
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Identifying trees in winter may seem like a challenge, but in some ways it is much easier! Join Taltree's Certified Arborist, Craig Gress, and learn to identify trees not by leaves - but by bark, twig arrangement and growth type. Class participants will learn the unique attributes of several species that will aid in a "leafless" tree ID. When: Saturday, February 11 Time: 10am-12pm Where: Taltree's Classroom (71N 500 W, Valparaiso) Cost: $10 for Taltree Members/ $15 for Non-Members (includes cost…

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Great Backyard Bird Count

February 17 @ 10:00 am - February 20 @ 4:00 pm
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States
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Observe birds on Taltree's property and report your findings to the Depot. The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a free, fun, and easy event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of bird populations. Participants are asked to count birds for as little as 15 minutes (or as long as they wish) on one or more days of the four-day event and report their sightings online at birdcount.org. Anyone can take part…

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March 2017
$100

Spring Indiana Master Naturalist

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States
Spring Indiana Master Naturalist Class

Sign up today for the Spring Indiana Master Naturalist Class Taltree Arboretum & Gardens is excited to offer the Indiana Master Naturalist program. IMN is a certification program through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Come enrich your love for the outdoors and expand your knowledge of plants, wildlife, and other natural resources in Indiana. The ten-week, hands on course will provide introductions to Hoosier natural resources from expert instructors in our region. Registration is now open for the Spring…

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Fascinating Fossils

March 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

This class will introduce you to the science of geology!  Join Geologist, Dave Hamilla to explore rock specimens, learn about Indiana's geology, and see interesting fossils. When: Saturday, March 11 Time: 8am-noon Where: Taltree's Depot (450W 100N, Valparaiso) Cost: Taltree Members: $15/ Non-Members: $20 Register by calling the Taltree Office at 219-462-0025.

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