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 Fall Conference
Our Fall Conference and Annual Meeting will be held Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at the Garfield Park Art Center in Indianapolis.
Look for educational presentations, including topics such as “Soundscape
Ecology”, “Large-scale ecosystem dynamics”, and “Development of New Cultivars
for the Urban Landscape.” We will also have our Awards Ceremony and
silent auction. CEU's will be offered for attending certified arborists and landscape architects. Join us Tuesday afternoon for a planting project to beautify the Art Center. Tuesday evening will be the Beer, Brats & TREES fundraising event at Fountain Square Brewery. And there's more... Register here
The IUFC's new office address is:
PO Box 30663
Indianapolis, IN 46230
The Indiana Forestry Education Foundation (IFEF) is pleased
to announce the availability of competitive grant funds to help educate and
inform the public about forestry and Indiana forestry related topics. Online
grant applications are due October 1, 2014.
Tree Steward Training
If you have ever considered learning more and volunteering to help with your community trees, attend an Indiana Tree Steward training. They are being offered in Dyer, Fort Wayne and Madison this fall, registration is open.
Indy Rezone Project
The City of Indianapolis
has been working diligently over the past two years on a project called Indy
Rezone. The intent of Indy Rezone is to update the City's zoning ordinances and
associated development regulations to be more sustainable and more livable. More info here. Please give your input.