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December 2021

December 6
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
West Branch Vigo County Public Libray
125 N Church St.
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Free

Conservation Strategies for Indiana’s Freshwater Mussels

West

Join Brant Fisher from the Indiana Department of National Resources to review strategies to restore native mussel populations.

December 7
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
West Branch Vigo County Public Libray
125 N Church St.
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Free

Waters of the Wabash: Adventures Along Indiana’s Famous Rivers

West

Join Kathryn Mudica and Katelynn Rusiniak of Indiana State University to discuss their experience collecting water samples from the Wabash.

December 8
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Free

Hoosier Women at Work for Suffrage and Citizenship Mini-Con

Online

Learn about the work of Indiana suffragist Grace Julian Clarke, how to access her newly digitized scrapbooks at the Indiana State Library, and about other women’s history resources available in the Hoosier State.

December 8
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST
Indianapolis Propylaeum
Free

Open House at the Indianapolis Propylaeum

Central

​Kick off the holiday season with a fun and festive open house at the Indianapolis Propylaeum. Take your friends and enjoy the Propylaeum’s beautiful historic building decorated with holiday cheer….

December 8
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CST
Virtual
Free

Robert Owen’s Impact and Legacy in Nineteenth-Century France

Online

As industrialist Robert Owen worked to create a utopian community in New Harmony, Indiana, in the 1820s, the effect was felt not only in the Midwest but across the globe. In this virtual discussion. learn about the ways that Owen’s efforts impacted France and its people.

December 8
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
West Branch Vigo County Public Libray
125 N Church St.
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Free

A Biosand Filter Demonstrator: An Off-Grid Method to Make Surface Water Safer for Drinking

West

Join Wayne Padgett of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology to discuss biosand filtration devices.

December 13
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
West Branch Vigo County Public Libray
125 N Church St.
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Free

The Sisters of Providence St. Anne Shell Chapel

West

Learn about the history of the St. Anne Shell Chapel at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

December 13
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
West Branch Vigo County Public Libray
125 N Church St.
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Free

Miami Indians and their Connection to the River

West

Join Diana Hunter, Tribal Historic Officer for the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, to discuss the history of the Myaamiaki in Indiana.

December 14
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
West Branch Vigo County Public Libray
125 N Church St.
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Free

There Is Always a River

West

Join Mike Kukral, Associate Professor of Geography, to examine the roles rivers play in economic development, transportation, and recreation.

December 15
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
West Branch Vigo County Public Libray
125 N Church St.
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Free

A Brief History of the Wabash River in the Life of Terre Haute

West

Join Dan Clark, Associate Professor of History at Indiana State University, for an overview of the history of the Wabash River.

December 15
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
West Branch Vigo County Public Libray
125 N Church St.
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Free

Birds of the Wabash River: Eagles, Egrets, and Warblers

West

Join Dr. Peter Scott to discuss the nesting habits and migration patterns of migratory birds of the Wabashiki wetlands.

December 20
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
West Branch Vigo County Public Libray
125 N Church St.
West Terre Haute, IN 47885
Free

Removal of Stormwater Pollutants Using Constructed, Treatment Wetlands

West

Like their natural counterparts, constructed wetlands can be used to treat sewage, stormwater runoff, or industrial wastewater—often at a lower cost and with less maintenance than traditional options. Dr. Michelle…

January 2022

January 8, 2022 EST – February 20, 2022 EST
Jefferson County Public Library
420 West Main Street
Madison, IN 47250
Free

Water/Ways Indiana Tour: Madison

Southeast

Dive into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically.

February 2022

February 26, 2022 EST – April 10, 2022 EST
Cope Environmental Center
1730 Airport Road
Centerville, IN 47330
Free

Water/Ways Indiana Tour: Centerville

East

Dive into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically.