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. 2015 Fall Indiana Master Naturalist registration form.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, August 20, 2015 (first day of the class)

Registrants must take all classes and complete volunteer service hours in order to complete the program. These classes cannot be taken individually. This program is free to Taltree docents. For more information, contact our Director of Education.

Indiana Master Naturalist 2015 Fall schedule

 

Date

Time

Class Topic

Speaker

8/20/2015

6-9pm

Introduction and Trees

Maddie Grimm, Director of Education

8/27/2015

6-9pm

Ornithology

Brad Bumgardner, Naturalist

9/3/2015

6-9pm

Amphibians

Dr. Spencer Cortwright,
IUN Professor

9/10/2015

6-9pm

Prairies

John Henry Drake, The Nature Conservancy

9/16/2015

6-9pm

Geology

Dr. Kenneth Schoon, IUN Professor Emeritus

9/17/2015

6-9pm

Macroinvertebrates

Mia Goulding, Taltree

10/1/2015

6-9pm

Water

Joe Exl, NIRPC

10/8/2015

6-9pm

Wildlife

Dr. Larry McAfee, Retired DVM

10/15/2015

6-9pm

People and Natural Resources

Maddie Grimm, Director of Education

10/22/2015

6-9pm

Final Exam

Maddie Grimm, Director of Education