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Ask Our Experts Questions on Facebook!

The 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.

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

Knobstone Trail

Wed., June 25, 2 - 3 pm EDT
Nila Armstrong, streams and trails specialist
Division of Outdoor Recreation
Topic: Learn about the history, camping, water and etiquette.

Next Talk

Fens and Bogs

Wed., July 30, 2 - 3 pm EDT
Tom Swinford, ecologist
Division of Nature Preserves
Topic: TBD

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


  • August 13 - Aquatic Invasive Species
  • September 3 - Indiana Archaeology Month
  • September 17 - Ask an Arborist
  • October 1 - Genealogy
  • November 12- Firearms Deer Season
  • December - TBD

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

Information from past talks

How to join in the conversation

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.

Our commenting guidelines for social media

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