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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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Basics of Photography

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Taltree Classroom,
71 North 500 West
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Established photographer, John Luke, brings his talents to Taltree . During this Basics of Photography class, students will learn basic camera operations and functions of DSLR, aspects of a “good” picture, and basic editing using Photoshop. Whether you’ve photographed before or are ready to put your new camera to use, this will be an excellent opportunity to expand your skills. When: Saturday, February 18 Time: 10am-12pm Where: Taltree's Classroom (71N 500W, Valparaiso) Cost: Taltree Member $10/ Non-Member $20 Register by…

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Taltree Trailblazers-Beginning Birding

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens,
450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States

Explore fascinating facts about birds and what they are doing this time of year with  Taltree Naturalists. We will have a fun activity followed by time outdoors to look for our winged friends. This program is geared toward youth in grades K-5, but all are welcome to attend. Family participation is highly encouraged. This program compliments the Great Backyard Birdcount, a world wide effort that creates a "real-time snapshot of where birds are." Find out more here. Where: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens’ Railway…

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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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