Current Projects & Events

Service learning projects and events

Spring 2022

Registration for spring service learning projects will open February 1.

There is no DIY project planned for spring 2022.


Project 1 - Great Backyard Bird Count

Day: February 18 (rain date: Sunday Feb. 20)
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon)
Capacity: 5
Location: Central Park
Activity: Citizen science bird count
Partner(s): Cornell Lab of Ornithology, eBird


Project 2 - Great Backyard Bird Count

Day: February 19 (rain date: N/A)
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon)
Capacity: 5
Location: Holliday Park Nature Center
Activity: Citizen science bird count
Partner(s): Cornell Lab of Ornithology, eBird


Project 3 - Trash Clean Up

Day: March 4 (rain date: March 6)
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon)
Capacity: 20
Location: Lilly ARBOR
Activity: Trash clean up along the White River
Partner(s): CEES, Urban Wilderness Trail


Project 4 - Trash Clean Up

Day: March 5 (rain date: March 6)
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon)
Capacity: 20
Location: Lilly ARBOR
Activity: Trash clean up along the White River
Partner(s): CEES, Urban Wilderness Trail


Project 5 - Invasive Species Removal

Day: March 25 (rain date: March 27)
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon)
Capacity: 20
Location: Broad Ripple Park
Activity: Invasive species (honeysuckle) removal
Partner(s): Indianapolis Department of Public Works, Indy Parks


Project 6 - Invasive Species Removal

Day: March 26 (rain date: March 27)
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon)
Capacity: 20
Location: Broad Ripple Park
Activity: Invasive species (honeysuckle) removal
Partner(s): Indianapolis Department of Public Works, Indy Parks


Project 7 - Invasive Species Removal

Day: April 2 (rain date: April 3)
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon)
Capacity: 20
Location: Eagle's Crest Park
Activity: Invasive species (honeysuckle) removal
Partner(s): Indianapolis Department of Public Works, Indy Parks


Project 8 - Invasive Species Removal

Day: April 1 (rain date: April 3)
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon)
Capacity: 20
Location: Eagle's Crest Park
Activity: Invasive species (honeysuckle) removal
Partner(s): Indianapolis Department of Public Works, Indy Parks


Project 9 - Invasive Species Removal

Day: April 8 (rain date: April 10)
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon)
Capacity: 20
Location: Holliday Park
Activity: Invasive species (honeysuckle) removal
Partner(s): Indianapolis Department of Public Works, Indy Parks


Project 10 - Invasive Species Removal

Day: April 9 (rain date: April 10)
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon)
Capacity: 20
Location: Holliday Park
Activity: Invasive species (honeysuckle) removal
Partner(s): Indianapolis Department of Public Works, Indy Parks


DIY Project

There is no DIY project planned for spring 2022. The following information is from the spring 2021 project.

Surveys: September 15 through October 30
Data due: November 12
Time: At your convenience
Capacity: Unlimited
Location: Forested location of your choice
Activity: Biodiversity survey (community science)
Partner(s): iNaturalist, CEES 

iNaturalist project name: CEES Fall 2021 Forest Biodiversity Survey

Note: You need to download both the Seek and iNaturalist apps to your phone, create an iNaturalist account, and join the appropriate iNaturalist project associated with the service event. Visit the DIY Projects page for additional information about this project.

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