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Green Policy Forum on November 14 - 10/28/2009

The Hoosier Environmental Council (HEC) addresses Indiana’s major environmental challenges through education and advocacy. In preparation for the 2010 Indiana legislative session, HEC has organized its second annual Green Policy Forum. The forum will feature presentations on HEC’s legislative priorities for the 2010 session of the Indiana General Assembly, which include: clean energy; public transit, forestry protection, and sustainable agriculture. It will also offer participants the opportunity to learn about effective citizen engagement and the legislative process.

WHAT: Green Policy Forum
WHEN: Saturday, November 14, 2009
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
WHERE: Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library
Marian University Campus

Presenters include:

  • Sen. Dennis Kruse (R-Auburn)
  • Rep. Matt Pierce (D-Bloomington)
  • Dave Crooks, former state representative and host of “The Dave Crooks Show”
  • Pat Coyle, CEO of Coyle Media

During the forum, you will also get a look at the winning entries in HEC’s first-ever Green Energy NOW! video contest; new HEC board members will be announced; and HEC will recognize a number of outstanding organizations, communities and individuals that have made great progress in addressing Indiana’s environmental challenges.

The cost is $10 ($5 for students with a photo ID) and includes lunch. Register online at the HEC web site:

The forum will be followed by a guided nature walk in the Marian University EcoLab.

For more information, contact Mary Brock at or 317.685.8800 x 108.