Indiana Master Naturalist

Be a Master of Nature!

The Indiana Master Naturalist Program teaches Hoosiers about the natural resources that make up our great state. This 30-hour course is a hands-on learning and volunteer service opportunity. The program is sponsored by the Resource Conservation & Development Councils, Indiana Soil & Water Conservation Districts, Purdue Cooperative Extension Service and Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

This 10-week course is open to adults age 18 and over and costs $100. Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 27 (first day of the class)
Register online here.
Register via paper form here.

This program is free to Taltree docents. For more information about the Master Naturalist or our docent program, contact Maddie Grimm.

Registrants must take all classes and complete volunteer service hours in order to complete the program. These classes cannot be taken on an individual basis.

Indiana Master Naturalist Spring schedule

Date

Time

Class Topic

Speaker

3/27/2014

9am-1pm

Introduction and People and Natural Resources

Maddie Grimm, Taltree Education Director

4/3/2014

9am-12pm

Water Ecology

Joe Exl, Hoosier Riverwatch Coordinator

4/10/2013

9am-12pm

Geology

Dr. Kenneth Schoon, IUN Professor Emeritus

4/17/2014

9am-12pm

Wild Edibles

Dave Hamilla

4/24/2014

9am-12pm

Wildflowers

Dave Hamilla

4/29/2014

9am-12pm

Ornithology

Dr. Laurie Eberhardt, VU

5/1/2014

9am-12pm

Trees

Maddie Grimm, Education Specialist

5/8/2014

9am-12pm

Amphibians

Dr. Spencer Cortwright, IUN

5/15/2014

9am-12pm

Wildlife in Your Backyard

Dr. Larry McAfee, Retired DVM

5/22/2014

9am-12pm

Final Exam

Maddie Grimm, Taltree Education Director