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Invasive Field Day

Vanderburgh County Soil & Water Conservation District is offering a free workshop on invasive plant species. The workshop will cover topics including common invasive plant species, updates on Terrestrial Plant Rule (the rule preventing trade or exchange of invasive species) and best practices for controlling invasive species.

The workshop will be held Wednesday, Sept. 22nd at Seton Harvest 9400 New Harmony Rd, Evansville, IN. Registration begins at 8:30am. Workshop is from 9:00am – 11:00am. Snack and refreshments will be provided. To reserve your spot please call 812-838-4191 x3 or email jeri.ziliak@in.nacdnet.net.

Urban & Small Farm Soil Health 101

The Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts is holding a virtual training soil health for small farms. The training will be held on Thursday, September 16th from 8:00-10:30 (CST). The event is free, however registration is required. If interested register here.

UNOE August General Meeting

UNOE August General Meeting

C.K. Newsome Community Center

Thursday, August 26, 2021

6:30 – 8:00 pm

Guest Speakers:

Mychelle Christian from Evansville Trails Coalition will be speaking about the “Complete Streets Program”. She will also be joined by City Council Members Ben Trockman and Zak Heronemus.

Karan Barnhill from the City Engineer’s Office will be speaking about the new Storm Water Ordiance.

The full agenda can be viewed here.

Join us via Zoom!
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/93053024970?pwd=YTlsNmlIbnFvT3dUMXNhZVpLWTNEQT09

Meeting ID: 930 5302 4970
Passcode: unoe

EPD – Partnership Meeting

Neighborhood Day at the Bazaar

Meet us at the Franklin Street Bazaar, on the lawn of West Library for Neighborhood Day on Saturday August 21st from 9:00am – 1:00pm. The Event will provide an opportunity to share information about your Neighborhood Association with the community and meet members of other associations. If you are interested in participating or would like some more information please contact the UNOE office at 812-428-4243 or at office@unoevansville.org or admin1@unoevansville.org.

Evansville Water Rate Hearing Rescheduled

The Hearing regarding the Evansville Water Rate Case has been rescheduled from August 4th to August 12th at 6:00pm. The Hearing has also changed venues and will now be held at the University of Evansville’s Shanklin Theatre (1800 Lincoln Ave). You can find more information below or here:
www.in.gov/oucc/files/Evansville-NR-7-27-21.pdf

UNOE July 2021 General Meeting

General Membership Meeting

C. K. Newsome Community Center

and Zoom (See Below)

Thursday, July 22, 2021

6:30-8:00 p.m.

Agenda

6:30 –   Welcome/Call to Order                                                         Katie Coomes

Pledge of Allegiance                                                                           Brent Jackson

Approval of Minutes                                                                           Linda Jones

Senior Vice-President Report                                                             Brent Jackson

Park-N-Rec Program, Parks & Recreation Department                      McKenzie May

Speaker:          Nick Hermann, Vanderburgh County Prosecutor

President’s Comments                                                                        Katie Coomes

UNOE Announcements

8:00 –   Adjournment

****Next Board Meeting – August 18, 2021****

4:00pm – EVPL Annex, Training Room

****Next General Meeting****

August 26, 2021 – 6:30pm

CK Newsome Community CenterPROGRAM:  Mychelle Christian, Complete Streets Program

Zoom Information

United Neighborhoods is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: UNOE Monthly General Meeting
Time: Jul 22, 2021 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Every month on the Fourth Thu, 5 occurrence(s)
Jul 22, 2021 06:30 PM

Join Zoom Meeting
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Vanderburgh County CISMA

The Vanderburgh County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) is a grassroots group of volunteers with a focus of educating local residents of the environmental dangers of invasive plant species.

There current program is focused on invasive vines in trees. Invasive vines such as English Ivy, Wintercreeper, and Asian Bittersweet can damage and eventually kill trees. The Vanderderburgh County CISMA is looking for 20 residents with these invasive vines on their property to demonstrate how to safely and effectively remove them. You can find more information below.

Vanderburgh County, Indiana

Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA)

Vanderburgh.cisma@gmail.com

LANDSCAPE RESOURCES

Books:

  • “Planting Native to Attract Birds to Your Yard” by Sharon Sorenson, available at local bookstores and Amazon
  • “Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants” by Douglas W. Tallamy, available at Amazon
  • “The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden” by Rick Darke and Douglas W. Tallamy, available at Amazon
  • “Shrubs and Woody Vines of Indiana and the Midwest: Identification, Wildlife Values, and Landscaping Use” by Sally S. Weeks and Harmon P. Weeks, available at local bookstores and Amazon

Arborists:

  • Caplan’s Tree & Landscape Consulting
    • Website: www.CaplanTree.com
    • Email: Larry@CaplanTrees.com
  • Bur Oak Tree Service, LLC
    • Email: treegoog@att.net

Local Native Plant Nurseries:

Park – N – Rec 2021 Summer Tour

The Evansville Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the Park -N- Rec program this year. They will travel to different parks in the city each week to provide free recreational opportunities for children and families. These activities include arts, crafts, music, dancing, sport games, backyard games, and more. When will they be at your neighborhood park?

The Parks and Recreation Department is also looking for volunteers to assist with the activities. If you are interested in volunteering your can sign up by following this link.

Neighborhood Day at the Bazaar

Meet us at the Franklin Street Bazaar on the lawn of West Library for Neighborhood Day on Saturday August 21 from 9:00am – 1:00pm. The Event will provide an opportunity to share information about your Neighborhood Association with the community and meet members of other associations. If you are interested in participating or would like some more information please contact the UNOE office at 812-428-4243 or at office@unoevansville or admin1@unoevansville.