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Indiana Master Naturalist Series

May 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 7, 2021

$75 – $100

Learn about Indiana’s natural resources from flowers to frogs and dunes to swamps. Understand how diverse and unique the Great Lakes region truly is!

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. Each week a new topic is presented by expert(s) of the respective fields. A few may lead class outdoors, time and weather permitting.


Upon completion of the nine-week course, students are required to volunteer 30 hours to become certified Indiana Master Naturalists through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Registration is $75 for Gabis Arboretum members and $100 for non members.

Classes will meet every Wednesday evening from 6 through 9 p.m. from May 12 through July 7.

2021 Schedule

May 12: Introduction to People and Natural Resources

May 19: Ornithology

May 26: Amphibians and Reptiles

June 2: Wildlife

June 9: Geology and Soil

June 16: Botany of Trees

June 23: Wildflower Walks

June 30: Water Ecology

July 7: Final Exam

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity at oie@pnw.edu or (219) 989-2163 five days prior to the event.


May 12, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$75 – $100
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