Because of the inherent value of the species, there has been considerable interest in the planting of black walnut in Indiana. This article describes site requirements, stock, planting rates, and care of these trees. Provided by the Purdue University Coop.
The Indiana Arborist Association (IAA) strives to enhance the quality of life for Indiana residents by encouraging the planting, maintenance and preservation of trees. We seek to do this by increasing public awareness of the benefits provided by well-maintained trees, and promoting the advantages of working with qualified professional arborists who use current industry standards.
The Indiana DNR CUF program provides technical and financial assistance to municipalities and nonprofits in all aspects of urban forestry program establishment, management, and education. CUF oversees and manages Tree City USA, Tree Line USA, and Tree Campus USA programs for the State of Indiana.
The INLA is a not-for-profit trade organization serving the Indiana Green Industry. We strive to increase the ethics, principles, and proficiency of the Green Industry through seminars, trade shows and functions, certification programs, and by acting as a promoter of the industry through the condemnation of all practices which tend to discredit or injure industry relations.
This organization\’s mission is to have a viable, sustainable impact on the lives of residents in the Indianapolis area and the neighborhoods in which they live. Through active partnerships with business, neighborhoods, youth, schools and government, KIB engages citizens in beautifying the city, improving the quality of the environment and fostering pride in the community.
TREES Inc. is a local non-profit environmental volunteer group founded in January 1990 to encourage the planting of trees to: replenish our declining urban forest, educate citizens about the importance of maintaining our existing trees, improve the environment, beautify the community, and stimulate community participation and civic pride.
Lindsey Purcell, Urban Forestry Specialist at Purdue University, has been involved in the community landscape and urban forest industry for over twenty-five years. As an ISA Certified Arborist and Accredited Plantsman, he has served central Indiana communities as a landscape and tree professional for the past twenty years. His educational background includes an associate degree from Vincennes University, a bachelor of science from Purdue University and masters degree from Indiana State University. Lindsey serves as a board member of the Indiana Urban Forest Council, Executive Director of the Indiana Arborist Association and a board member of Rupert’s Kids.