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March 2018
March 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This just in: TREES

Come join the Community Forestry team in receiving and preparing dozens of trees for our very first tree plantings of the season-on the North East Side of Indy. The trees will create significant refuge for native wildlife and help mitigate storm water 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 terrain may be…

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March 9 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Special Delivery: TREES

Help the Community Forestry team to distribute dozens of trees for plantings to the northeast side of Indy. The trees will create significant refuge for native wildlife and help mitigate storm water 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. *KIB will provide lunch. If…

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March 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spring Ahead! Oscar Charleston Park Tree Planting

Are you looking to spring forward with your favorite KIB team? Come transform a sparse tree canopy into a flourishing one-by planting 150 large-growing, 1” caliper shade trees in Oscar Charleston Park. Native plants create habitats for local pollinators and promote biodiversity. City trees also 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…

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March 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spring Ahead! Broadway Tree Planting

Join us for the first planting Saturday of the year! Share the giving tree love with tree lawns on Broadway, College and Park Avenue. We’ll be planting 34, large growing, 1” caliper native trees. Native trees not only absorb storm water, lower the urban heat index, and provide shade – they also create a home for pollinators and promote biodiversity. If you are signing up a group/family, please click the  “Register as a group” button, then select “Create a new…

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March 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Northview Middle School Tree Planting

Join our forestry team in planting 20, native shade trees to add to the student’s tree canopy. Native trees not only reduce the urban heat island effect, hold excess storm water, and filter the air, they also provide a home for local pollinators and promote biodiversity. This will be a fun planting for a team or family to do together. NOTE: Washington Township Schools require that all volunteers complete a short background check form in advance of the planting. Please…

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March 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This just in: TREES

Come join the Community Forestry team in receiving and preparing dozens of trees for weekend plantings all over Indianapolis. These trees will soon help reduce noise pollution and undesirable air particulates. 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 you are signing up a…

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March 16 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Special Delivery: TREES

Come join the Community Forestry team in distributing dozens of trees for weekend plantings all over Indy. These trees will create significant refuge for native wildlife and help mitigate storm water runoff. You can brush up on your tree species identification and get a decent bicep 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. *KIB will provide lunch. If…

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March 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Happy Hour Weeding

Back by popular demand, come join KIB staff in tending to the native plants at our LEED Gold certified headquarters. Volunteers will be weeding, mulching, and/or cutting back landscaping, plus 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! This is our first Happy Hour Weeding of the year, and we can’t wait…

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March 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Southwest Washington Park Tree Planting

What’s the best way to celebrate spring’s arrival? Planting of course! Come help transform a sparse tree canopy into a flourishing one by planting 115 large-growing, 1” caliper shade trees in Washington Park. 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”, then…

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March 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This Just In: TREES

Come join the Community Forestry team in receiving and preparing dozens of trees for weekend plantings all over Indy. These trees will soon help reduce noise pollution and undesirable air particulates. 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 terrain may be inclined in some places.  If you are signing up a group/family,…

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March 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Special Delivery: TREES

Come join the Community Forestry team in distributing dozens of trees for weekend plantings all over Indy. These trees will create significant refuge for native wildlife and help mitigate storm water runoff. You can brush up on your tree species identification and get a decent bicep 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 you are signing up…

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March 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bates-Hendricks Tree Planting

Let’s fill in some of the plantable space between the mature canopy of the wide medians of Bates-Hendricks. Along South New Jersey Street, from Terrace Avenue to Lincoln Street we’ll add 21 fast-growing shade trees. Trees provide many benefits such as protection from UV rays plus much-needed refuge for birds and bugs in our urban environment. Hope you can join us! If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via the blue button below, then select…

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March 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Willow Farms Tree Planting

North Willow Farms neighbors have organized and applied for KIB trees as well as your help adding 20 1″ caliper trees to tree area lawns! This effort will add to our Indianapolis canopy while increasing area oxygen production and reducing greenhouse gas. Make plans for quick Saturday morning of community and environmental improvement on Indy’s north side. If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via the blue button below, then select “Create a new group”…

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March 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Northwest Washington Park Tree Planting

Come join the forestry team in planting a whopping 115 native and giving trees in Washington Park. A diverse, large mix of trees promotes biodiversity while lowering the heat index and mitigating stormwater overflow. Make quick work of community and environmental improvement in this historic and beautiful east side park with like-minded volunteers. 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…

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March 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Special Delivery: TREES

Come join the Community Forestry team in distributing dozens of trees for weekend plantings all over Indy. These trees will create significant refuge for native wildlife and help mitigate storm water runoff. You can brush up on your tree species identification and get a decent bicep 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 you are signing up…

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March 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Branch Creek Tree Planting

Did you know that strip of grass between the sidewalk and three street is called a TREE lawn? Let’s do our part to fill them up in the northwest side Branch Creek neighborhood! Greener neighborhoods make for happier, healthier neighborhoods. Please sign up today to help neighbors and KIB staff in Indianapolis tree canopy improvement. If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via the blue button below, then select “Create a new group” from the pull-down…

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March 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Riverside Drive & Burdsal Parkway Tree Planting

How much of an impact will 76 trees along Riverside Drive and Burdsal Parkway on Indy’s northwest side make? One mature tree can absorb 120-240 pounds of particulate matter pollution each year. Give these 1″ caliper shade trees some time and Indy will be cleaner and greener because of them. And because of you. We hope you will be a part of this high-impact project and the 10,000 Trees initiative! *Light breakfast snacks and coffee will be provided. If you are signing…

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April 2018
April 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This just in: TREES

Come join the Community Forestry team in receiving and preparing dozens of trees for weekend plantings all around Indy. These trees will soon help reduce noise pollution and undesirable air particulates. 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 you are signing up a…

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April 6 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Special Delivery: TREES

Do you like to be the bearer of all things green? Team up with our arborists in distributing dozens of trees for weekend plantings all over Indy. These trees will create significant refuge for native wildlife and help mitigate storm water runoff. You can brush up on your tree species identification and get a decent bicep 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…

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April 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Butler Avenue Tree Planting

Come join us for a community spring planting day in Irvington! Are you passionate about the outdoors and increasing the tree canopy in Indianapolis? If so, this is your kind of project! One mature tree can absorb 120-240 pounds of particulate matter pollution each year. Give these 1″ caliper shade trees some time and Indy will be cleaner and greener because of them. And because of you. We hope you will be a part of this high-impact project. If you are signing…

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April 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Washington Park Tree Planting

What’s the best way to celebrate spring’s arrival? Planting of course! Come help transform a sparse tree canopy into a flourishing one by planting 102 large-growing, 1” caliper shade trees in the northern corner of Washington Park. 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…

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April 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This just in: TREES

Come join the Community Forestry team in receiving and preparing dozens of trees for weekend plantings all around Indy. These trees will soon help reduce noise pollution and undesirable air particulates. 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 you are signing up a…

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April 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Special Delivery: TREES

Looking for a fun Friday calorie burn? Team up with our arborists in distributing dozens of trees for weekend plantings all over Indy. These trees will create significant refuge for native wildlife and help mitigate storm water runoff. You can brush up on your tree species identification and get a decent bicep 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…

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April 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Herron Morton Tree Planting

  Join Herron Morton neighbors in a planting project to create a healthy tree canopy. We’ll be planting 20, large growing, 1” caliper native trees. Native trees not only absorb storm water, lower the urban heat index, and provide shade – they also create a home for pollinators and promote biodiversity. If you are signing up a group/family, please click the  “Register as a group” button, then select “Create a new group” from the pull-down menu (if your group is…

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April 28 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
April Great Indy Cleanup

Come join in on our semi annual, high impact, Great Indy Cleanup! Together, we’ll plant, dig, and super clean to get Indy looking green! This year’s Spring Great Indy Cleanup Focus Neighborhood will be in the SO Indy Quality of Life Plan’s neighborhoods—Bean Creek, Carson Heights, Garfield Park, Meridian-Raymond, Northwest Perry, Rosedale Hills, South Village and University Heights. This will be a big day, with lots of projects, and a fun celebration following completion. More details to come! If you…

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