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Shade Brigade

IDEM award a real tree(t) for Valpo

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso has a shady reputation, but in a good way, and it recently received recognition from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for its use of trees in helping to control stormwater.

May 20, 2014 5:00 pm

Valpo's Brugos named to state forestry council

VALPARAISO | Ann Brugos, of the city's Public Works Department, was appointed to a three-year term on the 15-member board of directors of the Indiana Urban Forestry Council.

October 31, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo Shade Brigade to plant more trees

VALPARAISO | Get your treehugging/planting clothes on and celebrate National NeighborWoods Month by volunteering to join the city's Shade Brigade at a pair of tree plantings Saturday and Oct. 5.

September 26, 2013 6:18 pm

Valpo Tree City USA honor made in the shade

VALPARAISO | For several years the city has earned the Tree City USA designation from the state's Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry, but in 2012 it went one step farther.

April 22, 2013 12:00 am Related

Urban forest gives Valpo a shady character

VALPARAISO | In spring, a city's fancy turn to trees. At least, it does in Valparaiso.

April 06, 2013 12:00 am
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