Master Naturalist Course Planned at Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge

(SEYMOUR) – An adult Indiana Master Naturalist class will be conducted at Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday evenings in March and April.

The class will be from 6 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. at the refuge visitor center and will be sponsored by the Muscatatuck Wildlife Society, the refuge’s nonprofit support group. The refuge is at 12985 East US 50 in Seymour.

Course topics will cover a different natural history topic each week, and subjects will include birds, mammals, wetlands, botany, tree identification, invasive plants, reptiles and amphibians, geology, fossils, and public lands.

Participants who attend six of the nine sessions and complete volunteer work will receive a Master Naturalist certificate and a pin. A $35 fee is charged to pay for course materials, and advance registration is required.

For information or to register, contact Donna Stanley at 812-522-4352, ext. 12, or email muscatatuck@fws.gov.

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