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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.
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2015 IUFC Arbor Day Poster Contest Begins 
Registration for this 5th Grade poster contest has officially begun and lasts through mid-April 2015. More details regarding lesson plans and specific rules will be posted in a few days.
Click here to go to the online registration form. There is some more information on our Education page.
Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities 
EPA grantee Project for Public Spaces and its partner Livability Solutions will provde free technical assistance to help 8-10 communities address challenges working towards becoming more livable and sustainable. Click here for information
Five Star & Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program 
The Five Star & Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program seeks to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations by providing modest financial assistance to diverse local partnerships. 
There will be a webinar for potential applicants on November 18. This RFP closes February 2, 2015. ‚ÄčThe funding opportunity supports green infrastructure and urban forest restoration projects in communities.
Tree Steward of the Year
Linda Mapes, our Outstanding Tree Steward of the Year, received some great press in the Northwest Indiana Times.
EAB University Webinars 

Emerald Ash Borer University (EABU) is a free webinar series created to bring awareness, education and information about tree pests and diseases. Webinar participants are involved in live presentations given by experts from communities, universities, and state and federal organizations who deal with these issues. The presentations end with question and answer sessions.

Tree care companies, arborists, urban foresters, landowners, educators and others involved in tree management will find these webinars beneficial. The EABU webinars are held on Thursdays (unless otherwise noted) for one hour, at 11 a.m., Eastern Time, beginning November 6 and running to December 18. Check here for the full line-up.


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Indiana Urban Forest Council
P.O. Box 30663  
Indianapolis, Indiana 46230 
Tele: 317.517.9180