Indiana Master Naturalist Program of St. Joseph County begins August 31

St. Joseph County Parks is sponsoring the Indiana Master Naturalist Program series for St. Joseph County. The program begins August 31 and ends November 2.

The Indiana Master Naturalist Program consists of one introductory session and 10, 3-hour sessions focusing on Indiana’s natural resources.

The course includes sessions on botany, zoology, geology/soils, water, people and natural resources. Sessions will take place in various locations throughout St. Joseph County.

The program concludes with an open book quiz. Participation is required in 80% of the sessions to receive certification, along with a commitment of one hour of volunteer service per hour of coursework.

Program is limited to 25 participants 18 years or older. The tuition fee is $175 and is due no later than August 28. To register call Bendix Woods at 574/654-3155.

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