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KIB and Indy neighbors tagging trees to spread awareness

INDIANAPOLIS – (July 1, 2011) – Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) certified arborist, Nate Faris will be working with Meridian Kessler residents to start tagging Ash trees in hopes of educating an alerting neighbors to the imminent threat facing their trees as a result of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). KIB Volunteers will be working to place informational tags on potentially affected trees through a partnership with Neighbors Against Bad Bugs (N.A.B.B.) throughout the Meridian Kessler area. Faris can be reached at 317-223-5177; media is welcome from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

To learn more about how to take action against Emerald Ash Borer, visitwww.kibi.org/ash_tree_inventory.

WHEN: Saturday, July 2– Media is welcome from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM, volunteers will meet at 3964 Park Avenue.
WHERE: Meridian Kessler
About Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc.:
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization uniting people to build community and transform public spaces through aesthetic and environmental improvement. In 2010, KIB engaged nearly 40,000 volunteers on 500 community improvement projects. To learn more, please visit www.kibi.org.

Neighbors Against Bad Bugs (N.A.B.B.):
N.A.B.B. is a program of Purdue Master Gardeners that encourages communities and individuals to make good choices about their ash trees before EAB arrives, which not only saves money but allows conservation of the tree canopy in their yards and neighborhoods., please visithttp://blogs.extension.org/mastergardener/2010/08/02/neighbors-against-bad-bugs-n-a-b-b/.