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ARBOR Past Participant List

The Lilly ARBOR Project has benefited from the involvement of a long list of participants over the 10+ years of its history. Below are some of the connections with this project.

IUPUI

  • Center for Public Service and Leadership
  • Indiana University Foundation
  • Office of Professional Development
  • Office of the Chancellor
  • School of Education
  • School of Liberal Arts
  • School of Public and Environmental Affairs
  • School of Science

LOCAL AGENCIES

  • Indianapolis Department of Public Works
  • Indy Parks, Office of Greenways
  • Indy Parks, Office of Stewardship

BUTLER UNIVERSITY

  • Office of University Research Programs

STATE AGENCIES

  • Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Watershed Management Division
  • Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Nature Preserves
  • White River State Park (WRSP)

FEDERAL AGENCIES

  • National Fish and Wildlife Federation
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS

  • Eli Lilly Foundation (Primary Funder)
  • Berg-Warner Nursery
  • Indianapolis Water Company
  • J. F. New and Associates
  • Klein's Quality Water
  • Midway Services Inc.
  • Mundell and Associates
  • Quality Environmental Professionals, Inc.
  • Rotary Club of Indianapolis
  • Spence Restoration Nursery 
  • Wile Oats Market

COURSES THAT HAVE UTILITIZED THE ARBOR SITE

  • *G107 Environmental Geology
  • *G115 Introduction to Oceanography
  • *G107 Physical Systems of the Environment
  • *E272 Introduction to Environmental Sciences
  • *K341 Introduction to Ecology
  • C100  The World of Chemistry
  • Q200 An Introduction to Scientific Inquiry
  • E400/P550 Workshop on Greenways Management
  • G415 Principles of Hydrogeology
  • G430 Principles of Hydrology
  • G303 Geologic Mapping & Field Methods
  • G485/G585 Environmental Geochemistry
  • G595 Data Analysis Techniques in Geoscience

* = Service Learning

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • A Seed Bank Study along the East Bank of the White River Floodplain
    Theresa Niccum, Department of Biology
    L. Tedesco advisor, D. Bauman  co-advisor  

  • Amphibian & Reptile Study for the Lilly ARBOR Project: Historical Background 
    Richard Searcy,  Department of Biology  L. Tedesco, advisor

  • A Chronicle of Real Estate Development along White River from 10th to New York Using Insurance Records: 1876-1956.
    Michael Carrel, Department of Anthropology
    L. Tedesco, advisor; R. Barr, co-advisor

GRADUATE RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Sue Allen-Long, Department of Geology, Fall, 1999

“Storage of Heavy Metal Contaminants in Floodplain Deposits Along the West Fork of the White River, Indianapolis Indiana” Geochemical Study of Floodplain Sediments Through Time at a Site Within the Proposed Restoration Area

SERVICE LEARNING FELLOWSHIPS

  • Jamie Dent, Service Learning Intern (Communication Studies)
  • Jeremy Webber, Service Learning Intern (Geography)

PREVIOUS STUDENT RESEARCH PROJECTS AND INTERNS

  • Krista Duncan, Department of Biology Recruitment and retention study, S. Trowbridge, advisor
  • Leda Jackson, Service Learning Intern (Earth Sciences)
  • Paul Jump, Service Learning Intern (Earth Sciences)
  • Emily Kempf Service Learning Intern (Geography)
  • Derrick Newkirk, Service Learning Intern (Geology)
  • Kelly Probst  Service Learning Intern (Geology)
  • Kelly Smith Service Learning Intern (Geography)
  • Mike Selig, Service Learning Intern (Geology)