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.
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. The funding opportunity supports green infrastructure and urban forest restoration projects in communities.
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.
Fall Conference Survey
We would love to have feedback from you if you attended the IUFC Fall Conference. Here is a link to the survey, just in case you did not receive one in an email. Thank you!
Planning Guide for Green Infrastructure
The American Society of Landscape Architects has launched a guide that illustrates the environmental and economic value of “green infrastructure.”Here is the story from ACTrees.