The 2019 Elkhart County Indiana Master Naturalist (IMN) Program is scheduled and registration is open! InfoFlyer_ElkhartCo2019IMN


Dates & Times:  January 26, 2019              9:00am – 4:45pm

February 2, 2019               9:00am – 4:45pm

February 9, 2019               9:00am – 4:45pm

February 16, 2019            9:00am – 4:45pm

Location: Home and Family Arts Building, Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds, Goshen

Cost: New IMN, 4 days: $100

Elkhart County IMN Alumni, 4 days: $70

Elkhart County IMN Alumni, 1 day: $20

Public Day Pass: $25

Registration: Send or bring in application with payment no later than January 11, 2019. First come, first serve until full. Alumni welcome. Priority given to those new IMNs who are wanting to complete the full program. ApplicationForm_INMasterNaturalist_ElkhartCounty_fillable

New IMNs must attend all 4 days, complete a final open book quiz, and complete 27 hours of volunteer service to graduate. Cost includes: boxed lunch, snacks/drinks, qualified speakers, and handouts. Lecture-style classes from six speakers each day will touch on topics such as wildflowers, trees, ecology, soils, water, interpretation, wildlife, birds, and more!

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Andy · December 25, 2018 at 11:37 am

I live in south bend am I still allowed to sign up?

    Jordan Beehler · December 26, 2018 at 7:51 am

    Yes! You don’t have to live in Elkhart County to sign up for this class.

Isabella · March 20, 2019 at 10:38 am

Will there be any courses to sign up for in the future spring or summer, or is it only January/February

    Jordan Beehler · March 20, 2019 at 1:22 pm

    The next Indiana Master Naturalist class will likely happen in 2020. If you would like your name to be put on the waitlist so that you’re notified when the next class is scheduled, please send your contact information to

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