Indiana Native Plants & Wildflowers Society – 2015 Plant Sale & Auction
This popular event is INPAWS’ most effective way to reach the public. It takes place annually on the Saturday before Mother’s Day. We’re hoping to launch native plant sales all around Indiana through the INPAWS regional chapters.
2015 Native Plant Sale & Auction
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Park Tudor School Gymnasium, Indianapolis
9:30 a.m. Pre-Sale Presentation
10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Plant Sale
11:15 a.m. Auction Begins
NEW THIS YEAR!
Native Tree Sale by Indiana Urban Forestry Council
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Parking Lot Outside School Gymnasium
ALSO ON SALE
Milkweed seeds and seedlings for our Monarch butterflies
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The Arbor Rangers™ wish to congratulate our friend, Janna Beckerman, on her promotion to Full Professor at Purdue University!
Dr. Beckerman of the Botany and Plant Pathology department leads the extension education effort to collaborate with members of the fruit and ornamentals industries to better manage plant diseases in horticultural crops. She is a poplar guest speaker at numerous conferences and her work may be found through referencing plant pathology publications.
Find out more about Dr. Beckerman on her profile page on the Purdue University Agriculture website.
Once, again, CONGRATULATIONS, JANNA!
Attention ALL Arbor Rangers™:
BEWARE OF HITCHHIKERS!
Don’t Move Firewood!
Indiana Community Tree Steward Two-Day Training at Hayes Arboretum
May 28 & 29, 2015
The Community & Urban Forestry’s Tree Steward Program is designed for homeowners, tree board members, municipal employees, Community members, volunteers, students, Master Gardeners, and anyone that has an interest in learning more about trees and giving back to their community forest.
Trainers Include: City Foresters, Certified Arborists, Foresters, Purdue Extension Agents, District Conservationists, and other natural resource professionals.
Participants Gain: Knowledge on a variety of community forestry and tree care related topics. Ideas on how to share their knowledge in their communities. An introduction to local and state tree care professionals.
- The Scoop on Soils
- How Does a Tree Grow?
- Tree Identification
- The Right Tree for the Right Place
- Proper Tree Planting
- Caring for Your Trees
- Threats to Trees: Pests & Disease Diagnosis
- Pruning Do’s & Don’ts
- Identifying Tree Defects
- Benefits of the Urban Forest
- Why Urban Woodlots are Important
- Volunteer Opportunities
Download the Curriculum Description
Location: Hayes Arboretum 801 Elks Country Club Road, Richmond, IN 47374
Registration Fee: The registration fee is $30.00 and includes: training materials, lunch and… Continue reading
See this animated video for young children on the life cycle of an apple tree. Video is by Life for Beginners.
Video by the Montessori Botany – explaining by visual content, the parts to a tree.
Video by wordsmith001 about The Importance of Trees.
video Posted by Gina Barker, children explaining what are trees.
Kids Learning about Trees!
Arbor Rangers ™ EAB Crossword Challenge
If you like challenges, then this crossword puzzle is for you! See if you can complete it after printing it out and filling in the correct answers to the clues listed. The sheet also includes a word search puzzle.
Ready for the puzzle solution? EAB Crossword Puzzle Answers