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October 2017
October 20 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
KIB Special Delivery: TREES
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Meet up at KIB to help the KIB Community Forestry team deliver dozens of trees to prepare for The Great Indy Cleanup plantings in Kennedy King, Herron Morton,and Gladstone Ave– transportation provided. These plantings will help make a big difference in Indy’s tree canopy, provide significant refuge for native wildlife, and help mitigate stormwater runoff. You can brush up on your tree species identification and get a decent workout in, too. While we will be working in teams, this project can be…

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October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Happy Hour Weeding @ KIB
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KIB needs your help keeping the native landscape tidy at our Gold LEED-certified headquarters. Volunteers will be tending and cutting back landscaping for the fall season, weeding, and learning about native plants and pollinators. At project end there will be complimentary adult beverages for all of your hard work (must be 21 years old; provided by Sun King). What a great way to start your weekend! Sign-up to join the fun. If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via…

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October 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
October Great Indy Cleanup

Join KIB on Saturday, October 21st for one of our biggest community volunteer projects of the year. It’s the October Great Indy Cleanup! Support engaged residents of the Kennedy King neighborhood – near 16th Street and College Avenue – in large-scale beautification and litter abatement efforts. Cleaner and greener streets and alleyways make happier, safer places to live. Sign up today to be a part of this high impact community and environmental improvement event. If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via the blue…

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October 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gladstone Avenue Tree Planting

  What will 117 large-growing, 1″ caliper shade trees do for a neighborhood? Come see for yourself as KIB and community members transform the tree lawns along Gladstone Avenue, all the way from Washington Street to 10th Street! Trees can provide many benefits, like reduced residential heating and cooling costs and increased community gathering space. Please join us for a quick Saturday morning of significant community and environmental improvement, in partnership with the 10,000 Trees initiative! If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register…

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October 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Purpose of Life Academy Tree Planting

Please join KIB Community Forestry staff in adding 20 trees to the campus at Purpose of Life Academy. Trees provide many benefits like added space for social gatherings, protection from harmful U/V rays, and more! We hope you can join us in this exciting community and environmental improvement effort that will immediately impact students at Purpose of Life, and continue to do so increasingly for years to come. If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via the…

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October 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This Just In: TREES

Come join the Community Forestry team as they receive dozens of beautiful trees for a fall planting on Indy’s Old Northside. The trees will create significant refuge for native wildlife, and help mitigate stormwater runoff. You can brush up on your tree species identification and get a decent workout in, too. While we will be working in teams, this project can be more physical in nature than typical KIB projects. If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” below,…

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October 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
KIB Special Delivery: TREES

Meet up at KIB to help the KIB Community Forestry team deliver dozens of trees to prepare for The Great Indy Cleanup plantings in Kennedy King, Herron Morton,and Gladstone Ave– transportation provided. These plantings will help make a big difference in Indy’s tree canopy, provide significant refuge for native wildlife, and help mitigate stormwater runoff. You can brush up on your tree species identification and get a decent workout in, too. While we will be working in teams, this project can be…

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October 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brackenwood Tree Planting

  Please join the Brackenwood Community in adding 30 new trees to the neighborhood tree canopy along Hoover Road, available to all Indianapolis neighborhoods through KIB’s Community Forestry program. Urban trees provide many benefits like homes for native wildlife and reduction of combined sewer system overflows due to heavy rains. We hope you can join us! If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via the blue register button, then select “Create a new group” from the pull-down menu (if…

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October 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
TRICK-OR-TREES: Grant Avenue Tree Planting

Happy Halllween! With your help — and any costumes needed to tackle this tree planting in true trick-or-trees spirit — we’ll plant an assortment 100 large-growing, 1″ caliper shade trees in the tree lawns along Grant Avenue on Indy’s near east side, from Washington Street all the way to 10th Street. City trees help reduce the effects of storm water runoff from pavement and other impermeable surfaces while improving water table quality through filtration. We hope you will be a part of this high-impact…

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November 2017
November 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sanders School Tree Planting

Please join KIB Community Forestry staff in adding 20 trees and much-needed canopy to the campus at Sanders School on Indy’s southwest side. Trees provide many benefits like added space for social gatherings, protection from harmful U/V rays, and more! We hope you can join us in this exciting community and environmental improvement effort that will immediately impact students at Sanders, and continue to do so increasingly for years to come. If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a…

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November 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monarch Sanctuary Planting at White River State Park

  On the heels of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations, please join fellow Indy residents of all ages in removing invasive plant species and adding 2,000 native plants and shrubs to the landscape along the Indianapolis Urban Wilderness Trail at the south end of the White River State Park. These plants – with particular attention toward those that support the endangered monarch butterfly — will create a beautiful new wildlife sanctuary.   In Latino culture Día de los Muertos is a…

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November 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuxedo & Olney Street Tree Planting

Want to be part of a tree canopy transformation? Come join KIB and neighbors in planting an assortment of 59 large-growing, 1″ caliper shade trees in the tree lawns between Tuxedo and Olney Streets, part of Indy’s Near Eastside community. City trees help reduce the effects of urban heat island and storm water runoff, while providing us protection from harmful U/V rays. We hope you will be a part of this high-impact project and the 10,000 Trees initiative! If you are signing up a group/family, please…

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November 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hamilton Avenue Tree Planting

Come join KIB and neighbors in planting an assortment of 59 large-growing, 1″ caliper shade trees on Hamilton Avenue, part of Indy’s Near Eastside community. City trees help reduce the effects of urban heat island and storm water runoff, while providing us protection from harmful U/V rays. We hope you will be a part of this high-impact project and the 10,000 Trees initiative! If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via the blue register button below, then select “Create a new…

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November 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chapelwood Elementary School Tree Planting

Please join KIB Community Forestry staff in adding 20 trees and much-needed canopy to the campus at Chapelwood Elementary School on Indy’s west side. Trees provide many benefits like added space for social gatherings, protection from harmful U/V rays, and more! We hope you can join us in this exciting community and environmental improvement effort that will immediately impact students at Chapelwood, and continue to do so increasingly for years to come. If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as…

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November 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
This Just In: TREES

Come join the KIB team to help the KIB Community Forestry team prepare trees and materials for plantings at a local elementary school. The trees will create significant refuge for native wildlife, and help mitigate storm water runoff. You can get a decent workout in as you prepare nutrients and materials needed for the plants to thrive after they are planted. While we will be working in teams, this project can be more physical in nature than typical KIB projects and…

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November 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
KIB Special Delivery: TREES

While we will be working in teams, this project can be more physical in nature than typical KIB projects and the terrain may be inclined in some places. Lunch will be provided. If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” below, then select “Create a new group” from the pull-down menu (if your group is not already listed). For any questions, email the organizer listed below.

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November 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dearborn Street Tree Planting

  Help the Near East Side Community transform a sparse tree canopy into a flourishing one-by planting 30 large-growing, 1” caliper shade trees in the tree lawns along Dearborn Street. City trees help reduce the effects of urban heat island and storm water runoff, while providing us protection from harmful U/V rays. We hope you will be a part of this high-impact project and the 10,000 Trees initiative! If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via the blue register…

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November 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Euclid & Linwood Ave Tree Planting

  Join the Near East Side Community to transform a sparse tree canopy into a flourishing one-by planting 77 large-growing, 1” caliper shade trees in the tree lawns between Euclid and Linwood Avenue. City trees help reduce the effects of urban heat island and storm water runoff, while providing us protection from harmful U/V rays. We hope you will be a part of this high-impact project and the 10,000 Trees initiative! If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via…

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November 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Springdale Greenspace at the Nowland Oak

Please join neighbors and KIB in IPL Project Greenspace location in Indy’s near east Springdale neighborhood. Together we’ll be tending the greenspace. Increasing area greenspaces makes for happier, healthier neighbors! This once vacant and underutilized lot — though home to a beautiful chinkapin oak for some 200-300 years — is currently a community stunning space that offers an artful and inspiring place of rest, reflection, and/or gathering. Be a part of the transformation in Springdale at their natural monument, the Nowland Oak! *Street parking…

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December 2017
December 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Special Delivery: TREES

Meet up at KIB to help the KIB Community Forestry team deliver dozens of trees for plantings on the Near East Side-transportation provided. The trees will create significant refuge for native wildlife, and help mitigate stormwater runoff. You can brush up on your tree species identification and get a decent workout in, too. While we will be working in teams, this project can be more physical in nature than typical KIB projects and the terrain may be inclined in some places. If…

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