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Ruth Shaw

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Community Advocate What neighborhood do you call home? NESCO What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? St. Clair Place neighborhood How long have you supported Keep Indianapolis Beautiful? Since it started, nearly 40 years ago! Why do you support KIB? KIB helps us do what we do much better and with more fun. What impact do you feel … Read more

Jen Eamon

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: President of my neighborhood association, Windsor Park Neighborhood Association and Co-Chair for Pogue’s Run Reconnecting to Our Waterway committee. My day job is managing a flooring store. What Neighborhood do you call home? Windsor Park Neighborhood, Indy’s Near Eastside. What is the most Inspiring Place in Indy? The grounds of the IMA. Exploring the plant collection, installations and sculpture … Read more

Save the Monarchs exhibition at the Artsgarden, April 13-May 18

Indianapolis, Ind. (April 9, 2015) – Earth Charter Indiana and the Arts Council of Indianapolis, along with partners Brickstreet Poetry, Earth Day Indiana, Indiana Recycling Coalition, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and Nopal Cultural Center, present Save the Monarchs, a month-long exhibition of monarch butterflies at the Artsgarden. Inspired by the precipitous decline in the monarch butterfly population, young artists are creating … Read more

Top 10 Benefits of Urban Trees

Maria Gulley is the horticulturist at Gardens of Growth, a full service landscape design, build and maintenance firm, where she also manages the company blog. She guests blogs about her experience volunteering as a Tree Tender for KIB and her passion for the value of urban trees and greenspaces, and enhancing our communities. We love trees! Many people enjoy looking … Read more

Working with Urban and Suburban Soils

Maria Gulley is the horticulturist at Gardens of Growth, a full service landscape design, build and maintenance firm, where she also manages the company blog. She guests blogs about her experience volunteering as a Tree Tender for KIB and her passion for the value of urban trees and greenspaces, and enhancing our communities. When a soil develops naturally, it will … Read more