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Join Us for Fall Yoga at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

We love caring for nature at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful. Planting native flowers and watering trees are kind of our jam. But equally important is our love for taking care of the people of Indianapolis. In fact as an organization there are six core values that our staff lives by: teamwork, responsibility, excellence, openness, balance, and joy. Which brings us to you and an … Read more

A Guide to Earth Week 2017 with KIB

It’s here! It’s here! It’s really here!! Earth Week is finally upon us and we have SO much going on this week. Here’s a little run down of all the ways Keep Indianapolis Beautiful is celebrating and how you can get involved to party for our planet. Monday: We’re kicking off the week with a work day at the River West Triangle. … Read more

Rouge Tree: Drones in Urban Forestry

I attended a very cool seminar at the 2016 Partners in Community Forestry Conference about the recent use of drone technology in the field of urban forestry. The seminar was presented by Dan Staley, of Analemma Resources LLC. Staley covered a variety of topics regarding drone use in urban forestry, including the current legal situation, the current capabilities of drone … Read more

Go Green, Go Woodruff Gardening Team!

Meredith Brickell is a long-time adopt-a-block captain in Woodruff Place. She was recently featured in a NextCity article about her efforts to address blight on the near east side. Learn more about this great community leader and local artist at www.mbrickell.com. ——- Tessie Lloyd-Jones jump started Phase 2 of the Woodruff Place Backyard project when she established the Gardening Team … Read more

#OptOutside this Black Friday with KIB!

Abby Dolan is KIB’s new PR intern and a senior at Butler University studying Marketing and International Business. In her free time, she enjoys ice cream sandwiches, meeting new dogs, and bike rides along the Central Canal towpath.  A year ago, our friends at REI did something different for Black Friday – they decided to shut the co-op’s doors and … Read more