First Weed Wrangle® Indiana

Ashley Haynes, Director of Marketing
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

INDIANAPOLIS – (May 18, 2019) Join the Marion County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) for the first Weed Wrangle® Indiana event in Indianapolis. Participate in habitat restoration efforts along the city’s waterways and learn about several prominent local invasive plants from field experts. The 1st Indy Weed Wrangle® will be held at two locations in Indianapolis on Saturday, May 18 from 9:00 AM to 12 PM.

  • WHEN: Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12 PM
  • WHERE: 
  • VISUALS: Volunteers, community members, KIB staff, Land Stewardship staff, Marion County CISMA members removing invasive plants along the waterway

About the Marion County CISMA
A CISMA or Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area is a partnership between local and state governments, non-profits, citizen groups and other organizations with the goal of managing invasive plant species.  The Marion County CISMA’s mission is to combat invasive species to nurture native habitats throughout Indianapolis and includes the following partners to date:

  • Amos Butler Audobon
  • City of Indianapolis DPW-Land Stewardship
  • Hoosier Chapter of the Sierra Club
  • Keep Indianapolis Beautiful
  • Indiana State Department of Nature Resources
  • Indiana Native Plant Society
  • Indiana Wildlife Federation
  • Indianapolis Garden Club
  • Marian University-Nina Mason EcoLab
  • Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Master Gardeners
  • Reconnecting to Our Waterways
  • Sotheby’s Realty/MIBOR

About Weed Wrangle®
Weed Wrangle® is a volunteer effort, led by professionals who work with invasive species to help manage and provide education in public places and green spaces. Weed Wrangle® was started in Tennessee by The Garden Club of Nashville in 2015. It has expanded across Tennessee and into several states. It is now a national event to garner support for invasive species education and management across the nation.

About Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB)
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization with a mission to engage diverse communities to create vibrant public places, helping people and nature thrive. Annually, KIB works with nearly 20,000 volunteers on nearly 900 community projects. To learn more, visit or follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook at @kibiorg.