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Indiana Department of Natural Resources

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DNR Home > Divisions > Communications > Talk to a DNR Expert Talk to a DNR Expert

DNR employeeThe Talk to a DNR Expert series hosts DNR employees knowledgeable about various topics to answer your questions! During each hour-long session, the expert goes onto the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Facebook page to discuss the topic and answer questions as time permits. Experts well-versed about various topics are hosted at different times during the year. All topics, times and experts are subject to change.


Ask questions about specific topics on Facebook!

To join a talk, please see the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Facebook page.



Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2-3 p.m. EDT
Cassie Hudson
Topic: Learn about bats in Indiana, their importance to the ecosystem,
threats such as white-nose syndrome and how people can help.

Upcoming topics/dates - All series/dates are subject to change.

2016 Upcoming Facebook Topics​​

  • December - Giving Tuesday
  • December - Christmas Trees
  • December - Toboggan Run

2017 Upcoming Facebook Topics​​

  • February - Fossils
  • March - Snakes
  • June - Pollinator Awareness Week

Do you have an idea for a Talk to a DNR Expert topic? Email your idea to

How to join a Facebook talk or chat

Participation requires a free Facebook user account. Visit and "Like" the Indiana Department of Natural Resources on Facebook. You can e-mail questions before the talk or post questions on DNR's Facebook wall during the talk. Please use the comment feature under the expert's post instead of starting a new post. The expert will answer as many questions as possible in the time frame. Participants should follow DNR's social media comment policy, displayed below. Questions should be related to the topic or field of expertise.

  • October - Bats

Our commenting guidelines for social media

The following applies to social media services that DNR uses to communicate with the public.