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Date: Saturday, May 21, 2011, 9:00 a.m. to ??
Location: Monroe County Courthouse
Description: Help install new native plants on the north side of the Courthouse. Bring gloves, shovels, or other tools if you have them. If not, just bring yourself and plenty of water and sunscreen!
Date: December 19, Noon to 4 p.m.
Location: Orchard, 2120 S. Highland Ave.
Description: We will be focusing on providing care to the individual trees that need to be staked, mulched, settled in, etc. If we’re lucky, we might just turn some compost as well. Please join us if you can! Learn more at the community orchard website.
Date: Thursday, November 18, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
Description: The second installment of the 2010 Indiana Town Hall series will explore the unique environmental challenges and opportunities facing urban communities. Learn about Marian University’s EcoLab from Deb Lawrence, Vice President of Administration and General Counsel, as well as efforts underway at Butler University's Center for Urban Ecology from its director, Tim Carter. Director for the Center of Earth and Environmental Science at IUPUI Lenore Tedesco, Indianapolis Brownfield Redevelopment Coordinator Chris Harrell, and IndyGo CEO Michael Terry will round out the discussion, which will be moderated by David Craig of IUPUI's Religious Studies Department. Free admission
Participants to the Indiana Town Hall Series are encouraged to arrive early to meet with representatives from local environmental groups, enjoy light refreshments, and pose questions that will be used in the panel discussion.
SWEET is the Storm Water Environmental Education Team of Monroe County, Indiana.