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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.

Cost

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

Registration

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, fortinterp@dnr.IN.gov or (317) 591-0122

  2. Noblesville Parks and Recreation, Noblesville
    Aug. 18-Oct. 8, 2015 (Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)
    Contact: Karen La Mere, lamerekaren@gmail.com or (317) 770-5750

  3. Twin Bridges Recreation Lodge, Danville
    Sept. 9-Nov. 11, 2015 (Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m.)
    Contact: Beth Martin, bmarti24@wm.com or (317) 718-6865

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

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

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

  7. Karst Farm Park, Bloomington
    Sept. 10-Nov. 12, 2014 (Thursdays, 6–9 p.m.)
    Contact: Cathy Meyer, cmeyer@co.monroe.in.us or (812) 349-2805

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

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

Teen IMN Courses (ages 13-17)

  • No classes at this time.

Junior IMN Courses (ages 9-12)

  • No classes at this time.