Environmental & Beautification


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TREES Inc. — P.O. Box 3683 — Terre Haute, IN 47803

Trees Projects

Tree Planting Committee

This committee assists efforts to plan and execute annual tree planting events.

Commemorative and Memorial Trees Committee

Helping to memorialize or honor a loved one, friend or special occasion with the planting of a tree is the purpose of this committee. A tree is a living gift that will add beauty to a community park while offering shelter, comfort, and pleasure for years to come. To sponsor the planting of a tree in Deming Park or Collett Park, contact us, or fill out the online application here: Application for Commemorative and Memorial Trees

Continuing Street Tree Care Committee

Dedicated to tree care, this committee mulches, waters and prunes trees planted by TREES Inc.

Big Tree Committee

Locating, recording and nominating our community’s biggest trees while promoting appreciation and public interest is the focus of this committee. If you think you have a champion tree, contact us.

Seedling Distribution Committee

This committee prepares seedlings for distribution to students and community members.  

National Road Heritage Trail & 101 Trees of Indiana Committee

This committee mulches, waters and prunes the 101 Trees of Indiana planted in 2005 at the Indiana Mile walking trail at Memorial Stadium.

Invasive Species Committee

Invasive plants are often a significant threat to the health of mature trees and a massive threat to the growth of young sapling trees. This committee works to remove invasive plants through public education and active volunteer work. To join us as we eradicate invasive plants in our community, contact us.

Administration & Board Development

Awards, Honors, & Recognition Committee

This committee recognizes outstanding efforts made by individuals, organizations, and businesses promoting TREES’ goals of community beautification, environmental improvement and civic spirit.

Nominating Committee

Administering membership records, proposing new and returning members, as well as nominating a slate of officers are the responsibilities of this committee.

Orientation Committee

This committee welcomes new members while helping them find the right committee for their skillset.

Annual Meeting

This committee organizes, plans and hosts the Annual Meeting.

Public Relations & Marketing 

Public Relations & Marketing Committee

This committee supports a consistent and active communication strategy for the purposes of member recruitment, program messaging, fundraising, awareness and branding.

Social Media Committee

This committee promotes TREES Inc.’s mission, vision and communications plan via social media efforts.

Photography contest Committee

To promote community pride, the annual TREES Inc. Photography Contest encourages local photographers —from amateurs to professionals—to capture images of Terre Haute and Vigo County’s verdant tree canopy.

Keep Terre Haute Beautiful Committee

An affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, this committee works with individuals, neighborhoods, organizations and elected officials to implement city and county-wide clean-up and beautification projects.

Finance & Fund Development 

Finance & Budget Committee

Understanding, evaluating and making recommendations regarding TREES Inc.’s annual budget, budget processes, and budget procedures is the purpose of this committee. 

Fundraising Committee

This committee aids in the raising of funds to insure the financial viability and stability of TREES Inc.