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Annual Reports
PDF Tree Lafayette's 2015 Annual Report
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PDF Tree Lafayette's 2013 Annual Report
PDF Tree Lafayette's 2012 Annual Report
PDF Tree Lafayette's 2011 Annual Report
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2016 Spring Tree Lafayette Newsletter
2015 Summer Tree Lafayette Newsletter
2015 Spring Tree Lafayette Newsletter
2014 Autumn Tree Lafayette Newsletter
2014 Spring Tree Lafayette Newsletter
2013 Autumn Tree Lafayette Newsletter
2013 Spring Tree Lafayette Newsletter
2012 Autumn Tree Lafayette Newsletter
2012 Spring Tree Lafayette Newsletter
2011 Autumn Tree Lafayette Newsletter
2011 Spring Tree Lafayette Newsletter
2010 Autumn Tree Lafayette Newsletter

Arbor Day News
Arbor Day 2016
Columbian Park was the site for this year's Arbor Day. 201 volunteers planted 71 trees in the rain.

Corporate contributors for Arbor Day were: Tipmont REMC EnviroWatts, Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette, Lowes, DNR/CUF, PFCU, Kirby Risk, and Wabash National Corp.

Land is Scarce
Land is Scarce
It has been predicted that by 2050, we will have nine billion people on Earth. We have only 5% undeveloped land left for agricultural purposes. We can only feed between nine and ten billion people with today's agricultural practices.
70% of the populations of the world will be living in cities by 2050
The Paris Climate Agreement signed in 2016 by 195 Nations want more trees planted in the cities.
In America, 90% of homes are built with lumber.
In Milan, trees are being planted on High Rises.
In Copenhagen, trees are in tubs in the bay.
The middle class is rising in the developing world and more energy will be needed.
Carbon Dioxide is increasing at an alarming rate.
Students learn better in classrooms with views of trees.
2015 By-Laws now available
Tree Lafayette Inventory Narrative
Volunteers to help prune on Wednesdays from 8:00 to noon. No experience needed.
Send to Bill.Skrobutt@treelafayette.org
Tree registration (The Tippecanoe County Big Tree Register follows the Indiana DNR's Big Tree Register guidelines. Only trees native to Indiana will be considered for the register. The Big Tree Register is being maintained by the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Office of Tippecanoe County. To enter a tree for submission in the registry, please download an application and send it to:

Purdue Extension - Tippecanoe County
3150 Sagamore Parkway South
Lafayette, IN 47905-5156

Neighborhood tree stewards
Neighborhood Tree Stewards help plant trees on Arbor Day and help prune trees with the volunteers of Tree Lafayette.  They will represent their neighborhood to help neighbors with their trees. The follow list are tree stewards:
Don Staley is the tree steward of Columbian Park neighborhood
Rob Pahl is the tree steward of Winding Creek neighborhood
Torbert Rocheford is the tree steward of Centennial neighborhood
Arlan Stavnheim is the tree steward of Saw Mill Run neighborhood
Sam Biederstedt is the tree steward of Jesco Hills neighborhood
John Slaven is the tree steward of Orchard Heights neighborhood
Rich McDaniels is the tree steward of Wildcat Valley Estates

News Stories
11-2013 — Trees in Business Districts: Positive Effects on Consumer Behavior!
Trees Tame Stormwater
If trees could talk.... Tree Lafayette to plant it's 1,500th tree this year.
Trees Are Important
Lafayette named one of Top 25 Greenest Cities by The Newsweek Daily Beast Company

Press Releases
Bicentennial Commission with the help of Lafayette, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Tree Lafayette, and West Lafayette Tree Friends planted a tree of hope on the South east corner of the County Court House. sponsors were Koehler Nursery, Pyramid Signs, and Tree Lafayette.
Tree Lafayette holiday fundraising shopping trip
Tree Lafayette Annual Meeting
Earth Day News Release
Tree Steward Program Announced
Arbor Day 2013
Earth Day 2013

Tree Lafayette thankful for ongoing support
Tree Lafayette Annual Meeting set for Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
Tree Inventory Summary Phase 3
Ellsworth-Romig Neighborhood Association Recognizes Residents who Water their Trees
LSC School Superintendent Dr. Eiler to be Honored at Arbor Day Event
Tree Lafayette Announces Upcoming School Programs
Tree Lafayette to Gather at City Hall for Earth Day Planting, 2012, and to Share Story of the Oklahoma City ‘Survivor Tree.’ -- view photo of Oklahoma Survivor Tree
Tree Lafayette News Release on Arbor Day
Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette establishes an Endowment for Tree Lafayette

Tree Lafayette Board and Supporters Gather for Annual Meeting at Holiday Inn Lafayette - City Centre
Tree Lafayette and Ellsworth-Romig Continue to Beautify Neighborhood
Two Tree Lafayette Board Members Recognized by Urban Forest Council
Tree Lafayette Continues Third Grade Program at Murdock and Vinton Elementary Schools
Tree Inventory Announcement
Tree Lafayette to Hold Education Program and Planting at Glen Acres Elementary
Tree Lafayette to Hold Education Program and Planting at Edgelea Elementary
Tree Lafayette 2011 Earth Day Proclamation
Tree Lafayette Holds Local Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday, May 7, 2011
Tree Lafayette to Hold Education Program and Planting at Miller Elementary
Tree Lafayette April 7th, 2011 Tree Planting
Volunteer Call-Out for 2011 Arbor Day - Sign Up Today!!!

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