The Blog
STATEMENT: Haverstick Woods & 86th Street Development

The following statement can be attributed to Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. regarding the proposed development at Haverstick Road and 86th Street: “The staff of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) has been following the proposed commercial development on the Haverstick Woods property near 86th Street and Keystone Avenue. We look forward to learning about the plan at the October 4 public … Read more

Donor Spotlight: Jesse Beck

Name: Jesse Beck Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Horticulture at IUPUI What neighborhood do you live in?: Little Flower What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis?: I love riding my bike along Brookside Parkway North Drive starring into the park and imagining the potential. How long have you supported Keep Indianapolis Beautiful?: I have been volunteering since 2011 when KIB had a tree planting in my … Read more

Donor Spotlight: Matthew Hanger

Name: Matt Hanger Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Co-Founder and CTO of Willo Labs; KIB Tree Tender What neighborhood do you live in?: Meridian Kessler What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis?: I have a few spots I find myself coming back to. When I need to recharge and recenter, I enjoy walking through the trees at Holliday Park. Rainy spring days are … Read more

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Helps Students Turn Fruit Orchard Dream into Reality

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Helps Students Turn Fruit Orchard Dream into Reality KIB and Eleanor Skillen Elementary School plant fruit trees on vacant school property INDIANAPOLIS – (April 28, 2017) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) and KIB Club school, Eleanor Skillen Elementary School (Indianapolis Public School #34), will plant an orchard of 15 fruit trees on the school’s property. Coinciding with … Read more

Don’t be in the Dark, Learn how to ID trees by their Bark!

After our recent cold snap, you may be itching to get back outside and stretch your legs. As the temperatures rise and the days get a little bit longer, the outdoors become more inviting. A hike in the woods is a great way to stave off the winter blues, and if you’re a tree nerd like I am, winter hikes … Read more