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.
If you feel so inclined, there is a meeting concerning the Veteran's Administration's purchase of a piece of Crown Hill Cemetary. The meeting is Sept. 14, here's the notice. For information, check out this piece by the Indiana Forest Alliance.
The Urban Natural Resources Institute is hosting monthly webinars for i-Tree. Each one will focus on a different aspect of the i-Tree Suite.
Urban Tree of the Year
The Society of Municipal Arborists has chosen Zelkova serrata 'Musashino' as its 2016 Urban Tree of the Year. The yearly selection must be adaptable to a variety of harsh urban growing condidtions and have strong ornamental traits. Congratulations Musashino!