Indiana Master Naturalist

Learn about Indiana’s natural resources from fungi to frogs and dunes to swales. Understand how diverse and unique the Great Lakes region truly is.  This Fall, Taltree is offering the Indiana Master Naturalist program. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a love for the outdoors who is wishing to expand their knowledge of plants, wildlife and other natural resources in Indiana. This is a nine-week, hands on course that will provide an introduction to Hoosier natural resources. Each week a new topic is presented by expert(s) of the respective field. A few may lead class outdoors- time and weather permitting.  Join Taltree’s Fall Master Naturalist Course to learn more about the diversity of our ecosystems.

Cost: $100
Dates: Wednesday, August 30- November 1
Time: 6-9pm
Where: Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Classroom
Who: Anyone over the age of 18

Participants are required to perform 30 hours of volunteer service for a natural resource agency or organization in order to obtain certification through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. For more information please contact Ellen Kapitan at or at (219) 742-8147.

Please fill out a registration form HERE and send payments to our business office by August 18 to ensure a spot in this limited class.

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens
71 N 500 W
Valparaiso, IN 46385