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We hope that you and your loved ones are continuing to stay safe and healthy.

We’ve very judiciously begun advertising not only virtual, but in-person events. Please be sure to check out what protocols these in-person events have in place, in light of the rise of the delta variant and relatively low vaccination rates. If you have not gotten your vaccine shot, please see here. Please learn more about the Coronavirus and measures you can take to stay healthy at our dedicated webpage.

Watch videos of our previous webinars and workshops on the HEC YouTube Channel.

Public comment writing workshop: Save Hoosier National Forest @ Greenfield Township community building
Dec 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

November 17th, the Hoosier National Forest Service finally opened the long-awaited comment period on the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) for the proposed Buffalo Springs Restoration project. The project includes up to 15,100 acres of aggressive burning and 5,124 acres of logging within OUR Hoosier National Forest. DEADLINE for comment is December 16.

To assist you in writing your comments we will be offering a workshop on Sunday, December 4, from 2:00pm-4:00pm. We will meet at the Greenfield Township community building in Youngs Creek right in the heart of the BS project area.

The Forest Service needs to hear from you so that you may have a say and so that you may be included in any further stages of their decision-making process.Please pass this open invitation along to everyone in your networks. I look forward to hearing from everyone!

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Waterways Film Tour: Muncie Civic Theatre @ Muncie Civic Theatre
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

As part of this special event, the evening will feature the premiere of The Nature Conservancy’s new mini-documentary about the upper White River. Two additional films from Indiana Humanities’ Waterways Film Project, “Land Values” and “Hellbender in the Blue”, will also be screened.

See the trailer for the Waterways Film Tour here: https://vimeo.com/672500771.


6:30 PM Doors open for networking and concessions (Please note: early entry will not be permitted.)

7:00 PM Film screenings begin

8:30 PM Film screenings conclude

This event is free and open to the public. This event will include a brief intermission.

Please note: Though advance registration is requested, a ticket does not guarantee you a seat. Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis and we will oversell this event. Doors open 30 minutes prior to start time. Please check our website and Facebook page (@INhumanities) for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 safety protocols at this and other locations.

These films are recommended for viewers over the age of 12.

Indiana Solar Congress 2022 @ Hamilton Southeastern Intermediate Junior High
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Indiana Solar Congress is a free public conference that brings together solar supporters from across the state to learn about and discuss the current state and future for solar energy in Indiana. The day will include a series of presentations and interactive sessions about distributed solar in Indiana and how we can all work together to build a bright solar future for the Hoosier state. Whether you are a solar homeowner, completely new to solar, or somewhere in between – this event is for you!

The event will be held at Hamilton Southeastern Intermediate Junior High School, which includes a large solar facility on site. Weather permitting, event attendees can tour the solar facility.

Coffee, tea, and snacks will be provided in the morning. Lunch is catered and several options will be available.

Can’t make it in person? RSVP via Zoom to participate virtually.

Questions? Email INteam@solarunitedneighbors.org.


10am – 4pm: Solar Congress at Hamilton Southeastern Intermediate Junior High

4:30pm – 6pm: Happy Hour at Ale Emporium

2023 Indiana Sustainability and Resilience Conference @ IUPUI Campus Center
Feb 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm


Mark your calendars for one of the most important in-person, cross-sector gatherings of sustainability professionals, scholars, and climate advocates from across the state.The Indiana Sustainability and Resilience Conference (ISRC), made possible by the McKinney Family Foundation, connects Hoosier climate leaders to the knowledge, tools, and resources that can accelerate climate action and resilience efforts in Indiana.At the 2023 conference, presented by the Indianapolis Airport Authority, attendees can expect to:•    Learn about cross-sector collaboration on climate•    Identify potential funding for climate and resilience work•    Explore how to integrate climate research and practice•    Develop new skills through interactive trainings•    Network with other Indiana climate leader