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. 2014 Fall registration form hereRegistration Deadline: Thursday, August 21 (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 Fall schedule

Date

Time

Class Topic

Speaker

8/21/2014

5:30-9pm

Introduction and Trees

Maddie Grimm, Taltree Education Director

8/28/2014

5:30-8:30pm

Amphibians

Dr. Spencer Cortwright, IUN

9/4/2013

5:30-8:30pm

Ornithology

Brad Bumgardner, Indiana Dunes State Park

9/11/2014

5:30-8:30pm

Wildflowers and Prairies

John Henry Drake, The Nature Conservancy

9/18/2014

5:30-8:30pm

Horticulture

Corbett Miller, Horticulturist

9/25/2014

5:30-8:30pm

Geology

Dr. Kenneth Schoon, IUN Professor Emeritus

10/2/2014

5:30-8:30pm

Wildlife

Dr. Larry McAfee, Retired DVM

10/9/2014

5:30-8:30pm

Water

Joe Exl, NIRPC

10/16/2014

5:30-8:30pm

People and Natural Resoucres

Maddie Grimm, Taltree Education Director

10/23/2014

5:30-8:30pm

Final Exam

Maddie Grimm, Taltree Education Director