The Indiana Urban Forest Council, established in 1991, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the public awareness of protecting, expanding and improving Indiana's urban forests. The Council serves as a resource and liaison concerning urban forestry issues within the state and nation.
Trees provide services like filtering pollution, slowing stormwater runoff, increasing property value, and shading buildings in the summer. Learn more by watching the video.
IUFC Arbor Day Poster Contest
The results will be delayed by one week. Our top three finalists will be announced May 2nd with the "Runners-up" voting on Facebook to commence after that, ending May 9th.
Thank you to all participants, they're looking good.
Tag Your Trees
We have some tags for your trees from the Morton Arboretum showing the financial benefits of individual trees. Email us at email@example.com if you are interested in receiving some for your community. For information in calculating these benefits, see the Tree Benefits Calculator link below under "All About Trees."
Speak for Trees
Join the Alliance for Community Trees May 7&8 to talk with our elected officials. Information is here.
Natural Leaders Legacy Camp
July 20-25, 2014, Sheperdstown, West Virginia. Are you between 18-29 years old, action oriented with a can-do attitude? Create lasting social change in your community to ensure connections with the natural world. Click here for information. All costs are covered except transportation. IUFC members are eligible for scholarship dollars from the IUFC that could cover transportation.
Arbor Day Events
Here is a list of Arbor Day Events compiled by the DNR's Community & Urban Forestry office. If you would like to be added, there is a link at the bottom. Come on out and Celebrate Arbor Day!