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Educational Events 2017

  • Hoosier Riverwatch Basic Training. Hoosier Riverwatch basic training will be held at various locations and times throughout Indiana. For a full list of 2017 training dates and events, click here. The training introduces citizens and educators to water quality monitoring utilizing hands-on habitat, chemical, and biological assessment methods. Any interested adult is welcome to attend, and once certified, may teach students how to monitor. Hoosier Riverwatch topics and activities are correlated to Indiana's Academic Standards for Science. The workshop is free, but pre-registration is required. Please bring a sack lunch and be prepared to be both indoors and outdoors. For more information or to register, visit the Hoosier Riverwatch Homepage.

    • The next Hoosier Riverwatch training in Indianapolis is Saturday, September 16th at Holliday Park, 6363 Spring Mill Rd. (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM). Contact John Ulmer at or 317-769-3500 for more information or to register. Professional Growth Points available for science teachers.

  • Rain Garden Workshops. Thanks to those who attended our 2017 Rain Garden Workshops. 

    Our 1-hour workshops include the essential information needed to properly install and maintain a rain garden at your home including: site selection and preparation, 'building' your rain garden, plant selection, and rain garden maintenance. 

Rain garden workshops are offered at no cost. However, pre-registration is suggested. Please check back later in the year for our 2018 workshop dates and how to register.  


  Date                                                                              Time                                                                                    Location

  Saturday, May 20, 2017                                            1:00 PM - 2:00 PM                                                              EcoLogic

8685 W Vernal Pike

Bloomington, IN 47404 (see map)

   Saturday, June 3, 2017                                             1:00 PM - 2:00 PM                                                              EcoLogic

8685 W Vernal Pike

Bloomington, IN 47404 (see map)