Faith-Based Gardens for Wildlife and People

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Thursday, November 12, 2009 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
at Marian University

EcoLab classroom (basement of Allison Mansion), 3200 Cold Spring Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46222

Special Venue Instructions: Parking is available along the road leading from Allison Mansion or across the street in front of Marian Hall
Congregants plant shrubs for wildlife habitat Quadrant:

Arts, Religion, Humanities

Drew Bender, Warren Gartner, Linda L Proffitt, Ben Reinhart, Gwen M White

Event Description:

Participants may attend any or all sessions.

Wednesday, November 11
    3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Workshop-Part 1: Program Description and Concepts
Thursday, November 12
    1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Workshop-Part 2: Site Planning Breakout Sessions
    5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Wildlife-Friendly Place of Worship Networking Session

Free; donations requested; register by November 9
Twitter Hashtag:  #SAPwild

Faith-based communities will explore how to develop wildlife habitats, vegetable gardens, and meditation and memory refuges in urban areas while connecting congregations with their neighborhoods and communities. A diverse group of presenters will lead the workshops including Linda L. Profitt, Global Peace Initiatives; Ben Reinhart, Indiana Wildlife Federation; and Gwen White, Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Presented by Indiana Wildlife Federation, Global Peace Initiatives, JFNew, and Marian University. Questions? Call 317-875-9453 or e-mail