Hunker down for 7-15 minute stories by five forest voices (below).
Plan to share your own 3-5 minute “lost-and-found” forest story during the open mike portion of the evening.
This after-work event includes stories, snacks and a cash bar.?Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Stories begin at 6 p.m.?
Location: IndyFringe Theatre, 719 E. St. Clair St., on Mass Ave. Click here for parking and transit tips.
- Rae Schnapp
STORY:?Both deep humiliation and great pride factor in to an adventure while on a scientific field study (called the Ecoblitz) monitoring nocturnal creatures in Morgan-Monroe State Forest.
ABOUT RAE: Rae Schnapp, Ph.D., is conservation director for the Indiana Forest Alliance and is also the Wabash Riverkeeper.
- Clarke Kahlo
STORY: What happens when a tree-hugger (me) and a lumberman (my friend) travel together in an RV.
ABOUT CLARKE:?Clarke Kahlo is a retired man with time on his hands for storytelling, troublemaking, and canoeing. ?He’s a lifelong resident of Indianapolis, a former city planner and environmental advocate for the past two decades who enjoys participating in land use/zoning battles where our natural heritage or livability is threatened by commercial over-reach. He blogs at?www.heartoftheriver.wordpress.com
STORY: How my?childhood in the “North woods” of Wisconsin made me so passionate about exposing children to trees and forests.
ABOUT CARRIE: Carrie is a certified arborist and serves as the State Community and Urban Forestry Coordinator at the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
- Chuck Turner
STORY: I lose and find myself in the forest, against all odds, over and over.
ABOUT CHUCK: Chuck Turner heads the conservation committee for the Indianapolis Hiking Club.
- Glory-June Greiff
STORY: How the spirits of two loved ones helped me find my way in the forest.
ABOUT GLORY-JUNE:?A native of the rolling moraine of northern Indiana, Glory-June Greiff is a historian, environmental and preservation activist, and woodsprite. ?She lives in a tiny urban forest?a certified backyard wildlife habitat?in downtown Indianapolis.
September 12, 2017