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Community Progress Spreadsheet

This spreadsheet should be submitted with State Form #53116 (R2 / 9-13) to the CLEAN program manager annually.

 

City of Washington CLEAN Term: 8/21/13 - 8/21/16
  • CLEAN Term renewal due date: 10/21/16
    • Reporting Year 1: 8/21/13 - 12/31/13
    • Reporting Year 2: 1/1/14 - 12/31/14
    • Reporting Year 3: 1/1/15 - 12/31/15
    • Reporting Year 4: 1/1/16 - 8/21/16

Goal 2: Native species planting 

Objective

Increase planting of native species (trees, rain gardens and wetlands)

Target

Giveaway 400 trees to public, plant 100 trees on city property, plant at least 3 rain garden/wetland projects

Unit and Method of Measurement

Number of trees given away and planted, as well as rain garden/wetlands created

August 2013 Some trees in park aging and needing replaced
Reporting Year 1
(4 Months)
Reporting Year 2
(12 Months)
Reporting Year 3
(12 Months)
Reporting Year 4
(8 Months)
Change from Prev. Yr.
Total Progress Over Membership Term
Park Superintendent picked trees needed for planting in park Trees ordered Earth Day event held April 26th gave away 300 tree saplings, planted 100 in beds for park

Notes for Goal 2

  • How was baseline established? Old map of City Park found - still neds to be updated.
  • Progress made and challenges overcome for reporting year 1 (Please include cost savings and efforts to inform the public of your progress.) Placed order with Vallonia State Nursery for 100 trees each of Norway Spruce, White Pine, Flowering Dogwood, & Redbud. We will be giving away 200 and planting 200 on city property. Earth Day event being planned for the public giveaway.
  • Progress made and challenges overcome for reporting year 2 (Please include cost savings and efforts to inform the public of your progress.) Trees given away to public (300). Park planted 100 in bedding area until trees are big enough to move to permanent locations. Will wait until 2015 to order next batch of trees for 2016 give away and park planting. Rain garden that was being planned for park was okayed by city council but voted down by park board. Investigating other areas to plant rain gardens.
  • Progress made and challenges overcome for reporting year 3 (Please include cost savings and efforts to inform the public of your progress.)
  • Progress made and challenges overcome for reporting year 4 (Please include cost savings and efforts to inform the public of your progress.)
  • How was the "total progress over membership term" listed above determined?
  • For more information on the Indiana Department of Environmental Management's CLEAN Community Challenge, please visit http://www.in.gov/idem/prevention/2361.htm or contact the CLEAN Program Manager at (800) 988-7901 or CLEAN@idem.IN.gov.

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