Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Spring Weed Wrangle

Graham Edward Martin Park 1500 Fall Creek Parkway E Dr, Indianapolis, IN

WANTED: Honeysuckle and the Gang. Wanted for invading our waterways, gardens and parks all over Indianapolis. Wanted for strangling out important native species, not contributing to the surrounding ecosystem, and breaking chainsaws (and backs). Join KIB for a roundup of these scoundrels and a large-scale removal of invasives from Martin Park this spring! There is […]

KIB-Fall Creek Orchard Restoration

Fall Creek Orchard 200 E Fall Creek Parkway S DrIndianapolis,

Join our partners over at KIB! Do you love local food and hidden food forests? Then join KIB for a fun day conducting habitat restoration and sprucing up of the orchard trees at the Fall Creek Orchard. Together, we'll remove harmful invasive species that are choking the creek and orchard trees, remove debris and litter, […]

Central Indiana Land Trust and IWF native pollinator planting

Oliver's Woods Nature Preserve 8825 River RoadIndianapolis,

Join us and our trail partner, Central Indiana Land Trust to plant new native trees and pollinator plants along the White River at Oliver's Woods. All Ages What to Expect and Bring Dress in long pants thick enough to stand up to thorns, brush, poison ivy, ticks, and mosquitos Wear closed-toe shoes that can stand […]

Creatures of the Night Hike at Marott Park Woods Nature Preserve

Marott Park 7347 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN

Join IWF, Land Stewardship, and Friends of Marott Woods Nature Preserve as we explore the Marott Park trails at dark to discover the creatures of the night! We will listen for nocturnal animals such as owls, and use UV lights to search for caterpillars, moths, and other nighttime activity. Please bring a flashlight and wear […]

PARTNER EVENT – Indiana Wetlands II: Where are we now? Virtual Forum

Virtual

Much has happened since the first co-hosted forum with IWF Affiliate: White River Alliance and Purdue in February. First, the passage of SEA 389. This was followed by the establishment of Governor Holcomb’s Wetland Taskforce. The repeal of the Navigable Waters Protection Rule, a 2020 rule that narrowed the definition of “Waters of the United […]

Indiana Wetland Advocacy, Preservation, and Restoration

Virtual

This year, the Indiana General Assembly passed SEA 389, which significantly reduced protection for Indiana's remaining wetlands.  It was a blow to all who understand the vital importance of wetlands to water resources and to wildlife, but it was not an endpoint.  There is much we can still do ensure the continuation of Indiana's wetlands.  The Hoosier Environmental Council and Indiana Wildlife Federation are hosting a webinar to review steps we can all take. 

PARTNER EVENT: Clean Economy Coalition of Color

Virtual

The CECC is an alliance of some of the nation’s most insightful Black, Latinx, Indigenous, Asian, and Pacific Islander leaders and advocates of color that are committed to amplifying ideas, recommendations, and solutions that uplift the priorities and economic interests of historically marginalized communities by guiding clean energy economy policies and implementation.

White River Restoration with KIB!

Riverside Family Center 2420 E Riverside Dr, IN

Join Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and Indiana Wildlife Federation for a day of habitat restoration. We will work together to rebuild the understory along the White River. Small trees and shrubs will be planted to take place of the invasive species removed throughout the year. Habitat restoration increases local biodiversity, aids in flood control, and encourages […]

Monarchs in a Changing World: How These Butterflies Bring Us Together, part of the Spirit & Place Festival

Oliver's Woods Nature Preserve 8825 River RoadIndianapolis,

Learn about monarch butterflies and the importance of conservation while helping to complete a new mural!

Is there a better metaphor for “change” than the metamorphosis from caterpillar to chrysalis and finally to butterfly? This mysterious transformation process has evoked awe for millennia. This event asks what wider transformation needs to happen for our world to remain hospitable to these magnificent creatures.