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Indiana Department of Natural Resources

State Parks > Programs > Indiana Master Naturalist Program > Indiana Master Naturalist classes Indiana Master Naturalist classes


All courses offer a minimum of eight three-hour sessions focusing on Indiana's natural resources. The specific topics for each course may vary, but in general each series include sessions related to Geology/Soils, Water, Botany, Zoology, People and Natural Resources, and a Miscellaneous course.


A fee is normally charged, but the dollar amount may vary with the number of sessions, the type of speakers, and the sponsors.


The number and locations of courses vary across the state and depend on the time of year and the interest of local natural resources agencies in the program. For information about locations of a course near you, contact the state coordinator or check this website.

Schedule of classes

Adult IMN Courses

  1. Fort Harrison State Park, Indianapolis
    Jan. 8, 2015-Dec. 10, 2015 (second Thursday of the month, 6-9 p.m.)
    Contact: Jeff Cummings, or (317) 591-0122

  2. Twin Bridges Recreation Lodge, Danville
    Sept. 9-Nov. 11, 2015 (Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m.)
    Contact: Beth Martin, or (317) 718-6865

  3. Taltree Arboretum and Gardens, Valparaiso
    Aug. 20-Oct.22, 2015 (Thursday evenings, 6–9 p.m.)
    Contact: Maddie Grimm, or (219) 742-6078

  4. Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis - CLASS FULL
    Aug. 20-Oct. 22, 2015 (Thursdays, 6-9:30 p.m.)
    Contact: Jennifer Boyce, or (317) 327-7148

  5. St. Joseph County Parks, New Carlisle
    Sept. 3–Oct. 22, 2015 (Thursday evenings, 5-8 p.m. and some Saturdays)
    Contact: Leslie Witkowski, or (574) 654-3155

  6. Karst Farm Park, Bloomington - CLASS FULL
    Sept. 10-Nov. 12, 2014 (Thursdays, 6–9 p.m.)
    Contact: Cathy Meyer, or (812) 349-2805

  7. Monon Community Center, Carmel
    Sept. 24-Nov. 12, 2015 (Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)
    Contact: Karen La Mere, or (317) 752-5444

  8. Tippecanoe County Public Library, Lafayette
    Sept. 30-Nov. 18, 2015 (Wednesdays, 5:30-8:30 p.m.)
    Contact: Chris Remley, or (765) 474-9992, ext.101

  9. Noblesville Parks and Recreation, Noblesville
    Oct. 6-Nov. 1, 2015 (Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m.)
    Contact: Karen La Mere, or (317) 770-5750

  10. IU Research and Teaching Preserve, Bloomington
    Oct. 1-Dec. 3, 2015 (7-10 p.m.)
    Contact Jackie Duemler, or (812) 345-1872

Teen IMN Courses (ages 13-17)

  • No classes at this time.

Junior IMN Courses (ages 9-12)

  • No classes at this time.