Air
Beautification
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Participants
75
Hours
2
People Served
250

What is your wish for this project?

Our wish for this project is to educate our school about the importance of trees to our environment and to beautify our school campus by planting native trees.

How did it go?

Our project went extremely well! On May 19, 2015 St. Patrick Middle School students planted 12 trees to help create a Native Tree Arboretum on the campus. Further goals of the project were to enhance the Chesterton community’s status as a Tree City USA and to support Chesterton’s Migratory Bird Conservation efforts. This arboretum was created through a cooperative partnership with our local energy provider, NIPSCO, and the Shirley Heinze Land Trust, a land trust that manages and is dedicated t...read more