“What Are Forests For?” – Sandy Messner @ Cafe Inquiry

PUBLIC LECTURE, January 18th, 7pm ROUND TOWN BREWERY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLISCafe Inquiry January 2017, Sandy Messner, Round Town Brewery

CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.”

RSVP here! We’ll be at a number of locations in 2017, so be sure you check the venue!


Did you know that before settlement, 85% of the state of Indiana was forested? Now only a small fragment remains. We’ll discuss the role of large contiguous forests in sequestering carbon, the importance forested lands for people and native animals, and how you can get out there to protect and enjoy wild nature.

Speaker Bio:

Sandy Messner is the Outreach Director at Indiana Forest Alliance. Sandy is an avid hiker, a smallmouth bass fisher, a sport kayaker, and lover of nature. Sandy is a former high school teacher, and now works at the Indiana Forest Alliance, working to educate Hoosiers about the beautiful wild nature in our state forests, and how to protect it.