We have three great summer events to share with you!
League’s Pollinator Fest a Rezzzzzounding Success! Plus Action You Can Take
Many thanks to the Leagues of Brown County, Johnson County, and Bloomington-Monroe County for co-sponsoring the Pollinator Fest on July 22 at the Brown County Fairgrounds. The very well attended event was a resounding success. Participants of all ages learned about the importance of pollinators for ecosystem health and food production, the causes of their decline in numbers, and what can be done to address the problem.
You can learn how to create pollinator habitat on your propertyusing the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services’ excellent Pollinator Garden Design Guide.
Hoosier Environmental Council’s Free Webinar:
Maximize Your Impact. Be an Indiana Change-Maker
September 1, 12:00 – 1:00 EST
This webinar will feature Indiana State Senator Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) and Indiana State Representative Sue Errington (D-Muncie). They will share tips for being an effective advocate for issues that will be coming up in the Statehouse, with a particular focus on two of HEC’s top legislative priorities for the upcoming session: wetland protection and the need for local community solar. You can sign up here to take advantage of this free webinar.
Friday, Sept. 8, 9 AM – 5 PM CENTRAL, Indiana University NW, Gary
The Climate Leadership Summit is Earth Charter Indiana’s 8thannual, statewide conference for elected leaders and community partners.Each year the event is held in a different Indiana community, bringing together participants from across the state to focus on climate change mitigation and adaptation. Mayors, other elected officials, experts, and advocates participate in a day of learning and inspiration to create resilient Hoosier communities.
The conference has both in person and virtual options. Registration for the virtual option is free, while registration for the in-person event is $40 for community members. You canregister here.
Kristina Lindborg, Cheryl Chapman, and Liz Solberg
LWVIN Natural Resources Advocacy Co-Chairs
Co-Chairs, LWVIN Natural Resources Advocacy