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Master Naturalist Course In Bloomington Begins Sept. 10
Updated August 6, 2015 5:13 AM | Filed under: Natural Resources
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(BLOOMINGTON) - The popular Indiana Master Naturalist course will be offered again in Bloomington this fall at Karst Farm Park.

Co-sponsored by Monroe County Parks and Monroe Lake, the course begins on September 10 and takes place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays through November 12.

Advance registration is required by Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. by calling the Monroe County Parks office at (812) 349-2800. There is a course fee of $50 per individual or $75 per couple (same household).

The course is limited to 20 participants.

The mission of the Indiana Master Naturalist program is to bring together natural resource specialists with adult learners to foster an understanding of Indiana's plants, water, soils and wildlife and to promote volunteer service in local communities.

Participants gain knowledge of Indiana's plants, wildlife, geology and geography, and meet other Hoosiers with similar interests.

Session topics for the fall course are wildflower identification, insects, fungi biology and identification, aquatic ecology, birds, tree identification, astronomy, fish biology and management, Monroe Lake geology, Indiana fossils, eco-regions and forest management, and non-native invaders.

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