You're invited to come to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for this Earth Week arts workshop --
Talking with Extinct & Endangered Species:
An Arts Workshop During Green Gary Celebration
Saturday, April 26 (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
Douglas Center for Environmental Education
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
100 N. Lake St.
free and open to the public
Perhaps you've heard the song "Talk to the Animals" from Dr. Doolittle. The theme of communicating with other creatures is a fascinating one that ranges from the realy to the mythical and fantastical; a short list of examples from the ancient world to contemporary life includes E.T., The Horse Whisperer, Dog Whisperer,St. Francis preaching to the birds...
During "Talking with Extinct and Endangered Species," we imagine what it would be like to talk with extinct and endangered species:
Click on the button below to listen to the poetry and fiction that workshop participants wrote.