Learn how to be master naturalist during courses

Registrations are being accepted for the Indiana master naturalist class that will be 6 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays in March and April at the Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 12985 U.S. 50 East in Seymour.

Course topics will include birds, mammals, wetlands, botany, tree identification, invasive plants, reptiles and amphibians, the use of compass and maps, geology, fossils and public lands.

Participants who attend six of the eight course sessions and complete volunteer work will receive a master naturalist certificate and a pin.

A $35 fee pays for course materials, and advance registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact Donna Stanley at 812-522-4352, extension 12, or send an e-mail to Muscatatuck@fws.gov.