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Fall 2018 Service Learning Events

CEES Service Learning for the Fall 2018 semester is just around the corner.  Registration begins Monday, September 10, at 8:00 AM.  Watch this page for details concerning project places, times, and activities.  If you are interersted in finding out what service learning is all about, more  information about the registration process - and why we do these projects - can be found here 

 

Fall 2018 EVENTS 

 

Project 1A   ** COMPLETED ** 

DAY: August 15 (back-up date: Aug. 16)
CAPACITY: 30
TIME: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM 
LOCATION: Lilly ARBOR
ACTIVITY: Invasive species removal & trash clean up.

PARTNER: IUPUI Summer Bridge Program

 

Project 1   ** COMPLETED ** 

DAY: September 28 (back-up date: Sunday, Sept. 30)
CAPACITY: 30
TIME: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: IUPUI Campus
ACTIVITY: Campus Tree Survey

PARTNER: IUPUI Office of Sustainability & IUPUI Facilities Services

 

Project 2   ** COMPLETED ** 

DAY: September 29 (back-up date: Sunday, Sept. 30)
CAPACITY: 30
TIME: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: IUPUI Campus
ACTIVITY: Campus Tree Survey

PARTNER: IUPUI Office of Sustainability & IUPUI Facilities Services

 

Project 3   ** COMPLETED ** 

DAY: October 12 (back-up date: Sunday, Oct. 14)
CAPACITY: 35
TIME: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: Starling Nature Sanctuary
ACTIVITY: Invasive species removal, native planting.

PARTNER: Indy Parks

 

Project 4   ** COMPLETED ** 

DAY: October 13 (back-up date: Sunday, Oct. 14)
CAPACITY: 35
TIME: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: Starling Nature Sanctuary
ACTIVITY: Invasive species removal, native planting.

PARTNER: Indy Parks

 

Project 5   ** CLOSED ** 

DAY: October 26 (back-up date: Sunday, Oct. 28)
CAPACITY: 30
TIME: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: IUPUI Campus
ACTIVITY: Campus Tree Survey

PARTNER: IUPUI Office of Sustainability & IUPUI Facilities Services

 

Project 6   ** CLOSED ** 

DAY: October 27 (back-up date: Sunday, Oct. 28)
CAPACITY: 30
TIME: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: IUPUI Campus
ACTIVITY: Campus Tree Survey

PARTNER: IUPUI Office of Sustainability & IUPUI Facilities Services

 

Project 7   ** CLOSED ** 

DAY: November 2 (back-up date: Sunday, Nov. 4)
CAPACITY: 35
TIME: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: Holliday Park
ACTIVITY: Native seed collection & sowing, native planting

PARTNER: Indy Parks

 

Project 8   ** CLOSED ** 

DAY: November 3 (back-up date: Sunday, Nov. 4)
CAPACITY: 35
TIME: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: Holliday Park
ACTIVITY: Native seed collection & sowing, native planting

PARTNER: Indy Parks

 

Project 9 (Tentative)   ** NOT YET OPEN ** 

DAY: November 10 (back-up date: Sunday, Nov. 11)
CAPACITY: 35
TIME: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: Sodalis Park
ACTIVITY: Invasive species removal

PARTNER: ISU Bat Center

 

 

 

 

Other Service Opportunities

Can't find a CEES project that fits your schedule? Does your professor require multiple service projects? Consider volunteering with other organizations. Volunteering opportunities will be added below as CEES learns about them.

Indiana University Center for Bat Research, Outreach, and Conservation needs volunteers to work at the annual Bat Festival (September 15). Contact the Director of the ISU Bat center, Dr. Joy O'Keefe, for details.

Volunteer opportunities with Central Indiana Land Trust. See CILTI's volunteering page for details. Upcoming dates include: Glacier's End (Sept. 12, Nov. 7), Prairie Cemeteries (Sept. 26), Meltzer Woods (Oct. 17, 31, Nov. 14). 

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation West Park BioBlitz (September 15). Contact Brittany McAdams (317-573-4042) for more information.

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful: tree planting and other opportunities (multiple dates). 

Invasive Species Strike Team: meets the second Satuday of each month (March through December, 9:00AM - noon) at the Ornithology Center at Eagle Creek Park (71st Street entrance) to remove invasive plant species. For more information, contact Brenda Howard (Senior Ecologist, Department of Public Works - City of Indianapolis, 317-327-7470). 

Felege Hiywot Center: various opportunities throughout the year. Contact Felege at 317-545-2245 for more information, or go to the Felege web site.