Board Member Linda Cook is now an Indiana “Master Naturalist”

Board member Linda Cook completed her two month training for Indiana Master Naturalist. She received her Master Naturalist certificate and pin. The course is comprised of 10 classes of 34 hours total, including Project Learning Tree and Hoosier River Watch, two Indiana Department of Natural Resources citizen scientist courses. In order to become certified for the Indiana Master Naturalist Program, Linda had to devote 34 volunteer hours related to the environment. She completed 70 hours during the training period that covered work in Hoosier River Watch testing, greenhouse work for the Gibson Woods Nature Preserve and the Wild Ones annual plant sale, Lake County Indiana Master Gardener Association phone help line work, and Master Gardener annual plant sale preparations.

Also, Linda received recognition for 10 years of membership and community service and attaining her gold level in annual reading contributions within the Lake County Extension Homemakers Association, a leadership and educational development group. She brings skills from all the above groups to SETF.”


1 comment:
  • Elizabeth Wyman

    I can't make the June 8th trip, but I am very interested. Please send me info on future similar tours being done of local wildlife. I really want to see these marshes..I have heard many good things about them, and there are many birds to be seen. Thank you.

    Elizabeth Wyman