Fri. Sep. 29 Forest Forage Feast @ FAR Center for Contemporary Arts – 505 W 4th St, Bloomington, IN 47404
Sat. Sep. 30 Continental Breakfast w/ US Sen. Mike Braun + Charles C. Deam Wilderness Tour @ Story Inn – 6404 IN-135 in Nashville, IN
MemberFest will commence with our annual member meeting at the Pictura Gallery in the FAR Center at 4 p.m. on Friday, followed by our Forest-Foraged Feast at 6 p.m. in the 505 Theatre of the FAR Center.
On Saturday morning, MemberFest will continue with a continental breakfast at 9 a.m. at The Barn of The Story Inn located at 6404 IN-135 in Nashville, IN, featuring guest speaker US Sen. Mike Braun to deliver remarks on his efforts to expand the Deam Wilderness Area. The breakfast will be followed by a tour of the proposed expansion area. Attendees will have an option to choose between a guided hike or auto tour, both lead by members of IFA staff.
Book Club Schedule
Wed Oct 4, 2023 @ 6pm – Book: Canopy of Titans by Jessica Applegate & Paul Koberstein
Wed Nov 1, 2023 @ 6pm – Book: Feral: Rewinding the Land, the Sea, and Human Life by George Monbiot
Wed Dec 6, 2023 @ 6pm – Book: Forests: The Shadow of Civilization by Robert Rogue Harrison
Wed Jan 3, 2024 @ 6pm – Book: Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence by Timothy Morton
Wed Feb 7, 2024 @ 6pm – Book: The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas by Jerry Dennis
Wed March 6, 2024 @ 6pm – Book: The Moth Snowstorm by Michael McCarthy
Wed April 3, 2024 @ 6pm – Book: The Accidental Ecosystem: People and Wildlife in American Cities by Peter S. Alagona
Wed May 8, 2024 @ 6pm – Book: Plastic Ocean – How a Sea Captain’s Chance Discovery Launched a Determined Quest to Save the Oceans by Charles Moore
The monthly Book Club meetings are open to IFA members and non-members, and take place virtually with the convenience of a Zoom call.
Please join us as we continue to grow the group and expand our knowledge.
IFA Hiking Series - 2023 Schedule
Sat. Sept. 23 – Time: 10:30 am Forage Feast Walk and Talk – Griffy Lake, Bloomington, IN. Rain or shin. Wear your comfortable hiking shoes and bring insect repellent and water.
Sat. Oct 14 – Time: 10am Living Climate Solutions – Bloomington, north of IU, Griffy Lake Nature Preserve. Rugged terrain. Meet at the parking lot.