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Earth Day


Earth Day—April 22, 2015
at Greenbush Cemetery North 12th Street, front gate


Mayor Tony Roswarski will read the
proclamation for Earth Day at 2:00 P.M.

A major supporter is Purdue Federal Credit Union



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Arbor Day


Arbor Day—May 2, 2015, 9:00 a.m.

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.
in the Jefferson High School Gym.

Mayor Tony Roswarski will read the Arbor Day proclamation at 9:00 a.m.

The 23rd Tree City USA award to the City of Lafayette will be given by Carrie Tauscher, Director Community Urban Forest of Department of Natural Resources following the proclamation.



200 Volunteer wanted to plant 70 trees on the Jefferson High School Campus and Tecumseh Junior High School Campus near the 22nd street, off Teal Road near Hiatt Drive. The holes will be augured and tools provided. Please dress for the weather with hard shoes and gloves. If you have a shovel and rake, please bring it. You must sign the waiver and bring with you. DOWNLOAD Official Waiver Form HERE.



Many thanks to our Major Supporters:


Platinum supporters
Community Urban Forest/DNR, Tipmont REMC EnviroWatts Trust, LSC, and WREC.


Gold supporters
Heritage Interactive Service, City of Lafayette…Lafayette Park and Recreation Board, and SIA

Silver supporters
Vanderwielen Foundation, Duke Energy, PFCU, Wal-Mart
Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette, Alcoa Bravo Grant
Tree Lafayette Endowment, and Lafayette-West Lafayette Urban Forest Endowment


Green supporters
Old National Bank


Foot note: Platinum is $10,000 or higher, Gold is $5,000 or higher, and Silver sponsors supporters are $1,000 or higher. Additional sponsors supporters to follow. Green sponsors supporters are $500 to $1,000. Banners are allow over $1,000


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Please give.

Tree Lafayette Endowment has opportunity to match all donations 50% from the Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette.  For every $100, we receive an extra $50.  The endowment is for replacement trees and between vandals, accidents, salt, insects, and a harsh environment; we lose about 5% of our urban forest. We have removed 187 trees this year from the Emerald Ash Borer and only planted 170.  We have 959 ash trees that will need to be removed.

Mail checks to
Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette
1114 E. State Street, Lafayette Indiana 47905
memo, Tree Lafayette Endowment.

Or mail checks to
Tree Lafayette, 1915 Scott Street with the following directions:
Memo either supporter for Tree Lafayette or tree Lafayette endowment  for the Community Foundation

For every car in Lafayette, we need one half acre of trees to remove the CO2 from the exhaust.


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Lafayette Parks & Recreation
West Lafayette Tree Fund Committee
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Our Mission and Vision

Mission Statement
Tree Lafayette promotes a healthy community by providing education, leadership, and inspiration in planting and caring for trees.

Vision Statement
TreeLafayette’s vision is a green and beautiful urban landscape in our community.

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