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Soil-to-Soil – This Monday! Hoosier ReLeaf


“Soil-to-Soil”…The Environmental Cycle of Life

Hoosier ReLeaf is excited to present this very special event…”Soil-to-Soil”… in recognition of Earth day, Arbor Day, Enviro Day, Eco Day, and World Soil Day. From wetlands to city parks; from birds-of-prey to honeybees; from trees and plants to the chairs you sit on and the food on your table…this commemorative celebration features 50+ public, private, and not-for-profit groups representing local, state, and national environmental interests. Participants include:

• Master Gardeners/Steve Pawloski • Indiana DNR • Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts • 3 Rivers Fruit Growers • Local/Area Elementary & High Schools • US Forestry Service • ACRES • River Watch • St Joe Watershed Initiative • Plus many more!

The April 25th event will feature displays, educational activities, presentations, demonstrations, tree grafting, tree planting, chainsaw woodcarvings, food, a silent auction…and more. It is co-sponsored by

Indiana Michigan Power & Granite Ridge Builders

• 5:30pm Keynote speaker Tim Womick…”the Modern-day Johnny Appleseed”
• 5pm-8pm Winetasting hosted by Two EE’s & Country Heritage Wineries
• 6:30pm-7:30pm Live bluegrass music by the “Kitchen Table Players”
Plus special guest Mascots:
• “Treeture Creatures” Steward and Woody the Sap Tapper
• Smokey Bear • Johnny TinCap • Dr. I.C. Coldwater • Kingston

Parkview Field
Home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps
1301 Ewing Street • Fort Wayne IN 46802
Monday, April 25, 2016 – 3pm to 8pm
Admission is FREE and open to the public
A complete list of participants is available at and

“Soil-to-Soil” is an official event of the Indiana Bicentennial. It is designed to help raise awareness regarding issues confronting our environmental future, and educate people about the importance of being good stewards of our planet. Life begins with the soil…it provides the link between food, water, clothing, shelter, climate, biodiversity, and ecosystems. Through recycling, composting and responsible use of resources, we give it back.
It’s the environmental cycle of life.

Founded in 1991, Hoosier ReLeaf is a not-for-profit education and action organization aimed at improving our environment through more and better trees. Hoosier ReLeaf encourages citizens across the state of Indiana to preserve the environment and to reforest local communities through its sponsorship and coordination of tree-planting projects and environmental education programs. It is a volunteer organization supported by limited funding from state and national grants, and donor contributions.