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July 2013
$30 for members/$35 for non-members

Project WET

July 27, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CST
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North, Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States
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Project WET is great for continuing education!  Come learn about water conservation, tools for teaching environmental education to K-12 students, and much more!  The instructor will guide you through how to lead activities, and will teach you the tricks of being a naturalist. Register Here

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September 2013

Trail of Scarecrows

September 23, 2013 - November 2, 2013

Scholastic Scarecrows Choose a story. Build a story scarecrow. Then, write an essay about how your scarecrow represents the chosen story or character within the story. First, second, and third prizes are awarded. Scarecrows will be on display at Taltree the entire month of October. Click to Continue. Provided with support from South Shore Arts, the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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October 2013
$30 members/$35 non-members

PROJECT WILD

October 19, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CST
Taltree office & classroom,
71 North 500 West, Valparaiso, 46385 United States

Wildlife and ecology course. Themes include animal habitat games, population ecology, and endangered species. Course is available on-site only. Meets CEU requirements. Project WILD is one of the most widely-used conservation and environmental education programs among educators of students in kindergarten through high school. It is based on the premise that young people and educators have a vital interest in learning about our natural world. REGISTER HERE

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January 2014
$30 Members/$35 Non-Members

Project WILD: Environmental Education

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CST
Taltree office & classroom,
71 North 500 West, Valparaiso, 46385 United States

Project WILD is one of the most widely-used conservation and environmental education programs by K-12 educators. Program themes include animal habitat games, population ecology and endangered species.

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March 2014
$100

Spring Indiana Master Naturalist

March 27 - May 22
Taltree office & classroom,
71 North 500 West, Valparaiso, 46385 United States

This 30-hour course is a hands-on learning and volunteer service opportunity that teaches Hoosiers about the natural resources around them.

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April 2014
$15 Girl Scout + 1 Parent

Girl Scouts Junior Gardener Badge Workshop

April 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm CST
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North, Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

This Girl Scouts’ exclusive gardening workshop fulfills the first requirement of the Girl Scouts’ Junior Gardener badge requirements.

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$15 Girl Scout + 1 Parent

Girl Scouts Junior Gardener Badge Workshop

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North, Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

This Girl Scouts’ exclusive gardening workshop fulfills the first requirement of the Girl Scouts’ Junior Gardener badge requirements.

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$30 Members/$35 Non-Members

Project Learning Tree: Environmental Education

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm CST
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North, Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Project Learning Tree activities are hands-on interdisciplinary lessons that integrates easily to lesson plans for all age groups, especially Pre-K through 8th grade, meeting state and national educational standards.

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May 2014
$15 Girl Scout + 1 Parent

Girl Scouts Night Owl Cadette Badge Hike – Cancelled

May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CST
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North, Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Interest in this experience without earning the badge? Book it with our Education Office directly. Cost: $10

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September 2014
Free to participate

Trail of Scarecrows Contest 2014

September 1 - November 1
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North, Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Choose a story. Build a story scarecrow. Write an essay about how your scarecrow represents the story and/or character chosen. Prizes awarded!

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