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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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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 Risk Webinar TODAY 
USDA Urban Forest Connections is hosting a webinar titled "Tree Risk Assessment for Municipalities" today, November 12, at 1p.m. Eastern 
IUFC Arbor Day Poster Contest 
November 24 you may begin registering for the 2015 contest open to all 5th grade students in Indiana. See our Education page for more information. 
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.

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.
Managing Urban Forests in a Changing Climate 
Use IUFC scholarship funding to attend this awesome conference at The Morton Aroboretum. November 18 & 19. Details here. Here's a link to the Morton's web registration.

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