Wellness on the White River

Wellness on the White River

More than 5 miles of wilderness trails and 210 acres of wildlife habitat hide along the White River waterway in downtown Indianapolis, but remain largely underused by nearby neighborhoods. With improvements to the New York Street Bridge, Reconnecting to Our Waterways...
Pogue’s Run Rest Stops

Pogue’s Run Rest Stops

With a focus on aesthetics and creative placemaking, the areas bordering Pogue’s Run waterway and trail – including a park, neighborhood, and school – have been transformed. Through a partnership with Williams Creek Management and funded by the Kresge Foundation,...
Barth Avenue Bridge Project

Barth Avenue Bridge Project

Many outside groups had promised to invest in the Bates-Hendricks neighborhood of Indianapolis before, but few had delivered. When residents teamed up with community stakeholders in a collective impact effort to renovate the crumbling Barth Avenue Bridge as a...

Creating Beauty on the White River [VIDEO]

Our latest video focuses on the segment of the White River that runs past downtown Indy, introduces you to the community leaders from the Near Westside, and details plans for the New York Street Bridge. In late 2014, the White River waterway committee received...

Civic Ecology in Practice

Invasive non-native species (INS) are found in every city, but their impacts in urban settings as biological agents of visual pollution that block views of natural landscapes and disconnect citizens make them ideal candidates for aspects of Civic Ecology Practice,...