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Spring 2018 Service Learning Events

CEES Service Learning has ended for the Spring 2018 semester.  Additional opportunities will become available Fall 2018; registration will begin in early/mid September.  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 past projects, the registration process - and why we do these projects - can be found here

Spring 2018 EVENTS 

Service Learning has ended for Spring 2018.

Thank you to all who participated.

 

 

Project X   ** COMPLETED ** 

DAY: April 21 (back-up date: Sunday, April 22)
CAPACITY: 35
TIME: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: Juan Solomon Park
ACTIVITY: Invasive species removal.

PARTNER: Indy Parks

 

Project 1   ** COMPLETED **

DAY: March 3 (back-up date: Sunday, March 4)
CAPACITY: 35
TIME: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM 
LOCATION: Sodalis Park
ACTIVITY: Invasive species removal.

PARTNER: ISU Bat Center

Project 2   ** COMPLETED **

DAY: March 3 (back-up date: Sunday, March 4)
CAPACITY: 35 
TIME: 
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM 
LOCATION: Sodalis Park
ACTIVITY: Invasive species removal.
PARTNER: 
ISU Bat Center

Project 3   ** COMPLETED **

DAY: March 23 (back-up date: Sunday, March 25)
CAPACITY: 35 
TIME: 
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: Lilly ARBOR & site history
ACTIVITY: Trash Clean Up
PARTNER: 
CEES

Project 4    ** Cancelled **

DAY: March 24 (back-up date: Sunday, March 25)
CAPACITY: 35 
TIME: 
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: Lilly ARBOR & site history
ACTIVITY: Trash Clean Up
PARTNER: 
CEES

Project 5  ** COMPLETED **

DAY: April 6 (back-up date: Sunday, April 8)
CAPACITY: 35
TIME: 
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: Grassy Creek Regional Park
ACTIVITY: Invasive species removal.
PARTNER: 
Indy Parks

Project 6    ** COMPLETED **

DAY: April 7 (back-up date: Sunday, April 8)
CAPACITY: 35
TIME: 
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: Grassy Creek Regional Park
ACTIVITY: Invasive species removal.
PARTNER: 
Indy Parks

Project 7   ** COMPLETED **

DAY: April 13 (back-up date: Sunday, April 15)
CAPACITY: 35 
TIME: 
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: Broad Ripple Park
ACTIVITY: Invasive species removal.
PARTNER: 
Indy Parks

Project 8   ** COMPLETED **

DAY: April 14 (back-up date: Sunday, April 15)
CAPACITY: 35 
TIME: 
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: Broad Ripple Park
ACTIVITY: Invasive species removal.
PARTNER: 
Indy Parks

Project 9   ** COMPLETED ** 

DAY: February 16 (back-up date: Sunday February 18)
CAPACITY: 5-10 
TIME:
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
LOCATION: Holliday Park
ACTIVITY: Citizen Science: Great Backyard Bird Count
Basic Birding Info: Cornell Lab Bird Guide; CEES Photo Guide to Common Central Indiana Birds; Merlin Bird App

Project 10   ** COMPLETED ** 

DAY: February 17 (back-up date: February 18) 
CAPACITY: 5-10 
TIME: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

LOCATION: Holliday Park
ACTIVITY: Citizen Science: Great Backyard Bird Count
Basic Birding Info: Cornell Lab Bird Guide;
 CEES Photo Guide to Common Central Indiana Birds; Merlin Bird App

 

 

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.

Inlow Park Spring Garlic Mustard Pull: remove invasive garlic mustard at Inlow Park (Carmel, IN) on Sunday, April 22, 9:00AM - 12:00PM. Go to the CarmelClay Parks web site for more information about volunteering, select the volunteer opportunities, and and follow the park stewardship link.

STRIVE (Sustainable Transformations: Resource Investment: Vital Engagement): The Union Chapel United Methodist Church has ~ 5 acres that will be transformed into prairie, pollinator gardens, raised bed planters, and food forest. The initial phase of this transformation will take place March 10 & 11 (12:00-4:00 PM). Volunteers will apply cardboard/compost to a 2000 sq ft area that will become a pollinator garden.  (FYI: Cardboard/composting is a chemical-free method for killing grass.) The church is located at 2720 East 86th Street, Indianapolis, 46240. Contact Megan Sharp (Founder & President of STRIVE) at striveworldwide@gmail.com, or call (317) 983-1087, for details.

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful: spring 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.