Staff Environmental Scientist Rachel Walker presented “Indiana Geology” to a group of Hoosiers completing the Indiana Master Naturalist Program at Fort Benjamin Harrison.
In addition to giving a general overview of Indiana geology, Rachel used a 3D groundwater model to demonstrate how contaminated plumes move in relation to different types of geology.
The Indiana Master Naturalist Program is open to any adult with a genuine love for nature, but who may have limited formal science/natural resources training. The courses to expand their knowledge of different topics, including plants, wildlife, soils and other natural resources in Indiana. Participants learn through professionals and experts in the field and establish relationships to volunteer and become involved in their out-of-doors communities.