Mapping Climate & Environmental Justice

To create a healthier future for people and wildlife, we must improve our climate resilience and identify disparate and cumulative impacts of pollution. Learn how environmental justice mapping tools can help policymakers chart an equitable path forward:

Mapping Climate & Environmental Justice: Lessons Learned from Local & Regional Tools


PARTNER EVENT: National Wildlife Federation - Federal policymakers are giving increasing focus to environmental justice mapping tools, recognizing their potential in furthering environmental and climate justice. These tools can reveal what kinds of communities are (and aren’t) at risk from environmental hazards, and the compounded pollution and climate burdens some communities face. These tools can […]

PARTNER EVENT: National Townhall on Creating Safe Spaces


PARTNER EVENT: National Wildlife Federation, in partnership with Outdoor Afro, Black AF in STEM, The Links, Inc., and Patagonia, will be hosting a National Townhall on Creating Safe Spaces to convene Black leaders to recap lessons learned and share best practices from our three-part roundtable series. We seek to build upon what’s happening now in […]

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 […]

Garlic Mustard Pull Holliday and Marott Park

Holliday and Marott Park

  IWF and our trail partners--Indy Parks, Land Stewardship, Holliday Park Foundation, and Friends of Marott Park Woods Nature Preserve--work together on some of our Certified Sustainable Trails to remove garlic mustard! Two separate events on the same day will help to thin out this invasive plant species that threatens the quality of the wildlife […]

Endangered Species Day

Tag us with your favorite threatened or endangered #indianawildlife species on National Endangered Species Day.

KIB-Fall Creek Orchard Restoration

Fall Creek Orchard 200 E Fall Creek Parkway S Dr, Indianapolis

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 Road, Indianapolis

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 […]