Pokagon State Park to host Indiana Master Naturalist workshop

ANGOLA, Ind. -- Pokagon State Park and the Steuben County Soil and Water Conservation District will host a workshop for Indiana Master Naturalists and those interested in joining the program on Saturday, Oct. 15 at the park to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of IMN.

Sign in will be at 8:30 a.m. with the event beginning at 9 a.m.

The workshop will feature two presentations.

St. Joseph County Parks interpretive naturalist Jan McGowan will discuss ways that nature prepares for winter, then lead participants on a birding outing.

Participants should dress for the weather and bring binoculars if they have them.

Kate Sanders, a resource specialist with the Indiana Department of Agriculture, will discuss native plants across seasons and how they can be included in a garden.

Space is limited, and advance registration is required by contacting Aimee Wentworth at aimee.wentworth@in.nacdnet.net or 260-665-3211 ext. 3 by Oct. 5.

For more information on the IMN program, visit indianamasternaturalist.org.

Doughnuts and coffee will be provided.

Pokagon State Park is located at 450 Lane 100 Lake James, Angola, 46703.

To view more DNR news releases, please see dnr.IN.gov.

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