Crown Hill Woods in the News

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Ask Renee: You helped save the Crown Hill old-growth forest | 5/18/17 | NUVO

VA, Crown Hill reach agreement to save old growth forest | 5/5/17 | WTHR

Group wins battle to save forest at Crown Hill Cemetery | 5/5/17 | WRTV 6

Agreement reached at Crown Hill Cemetery will allow trees to remain, monument to be built | 5/5/17 | FOX 59

VA agrees to new cemetery location that maintains old growth forest | 5/5/17 | Indianapolis Business Journal

Sen. Donnelly applauds Department of VA, Crown Hill Cemetery on land swap | 5/5/17 | WISH TV

Crown Hill and VA agree to relocate columbaria project to save old growth forest | 5/5/17 | NUVO

VA, Crown Hill reach agreement to save old-growth forest | 5/5/17 | Indianapolis Star

Respect the elderly: Saving cities’ oldest trees | 4/13/17 | Environmental Health News

Veterans Affairs explores alternative locations to Crown Hill cemetery | 3/22/17 | WISH TV

EDITORIAL: Park a good use for Crown Hill site | 3/18/17 Indianapolis Business Journal

Activists rallying for Crown Hill woods Thursday | 3/15/17 | Indianapolis Star

Crown Hill Project Put On Hold Amid Protests | 3/13/17 | WFYI

VA puts plan to cut down Crown Hill trees for memorial on hold | 3/13/17 | FOX59

VA pauses plan to cut down Crown Hill trees after protest | 3/13/17 | Indianapolis Star

Hogsett renews hope to save trees at Crown Hill North Woods | 3/9/17 | WRTV 6

Hogsett must work to preserve Crown Hill Forest | 3/9/17 | Indianapolis Star

Mayor Hogsett urges VA To stop cemetery project | 3/8/17 | WFYI

Mayor calls on VA to halt Crown Hill cemetery project | 3/8/17 | Indianapolis Business Journal

For the Trees: Brown Countians rally for bill to set aside state forest land | 3/8/17 | Brown County Democrat

Fight continues for Indy forest | 2/8/17 | Indianapolis Recorder

Dozens gather for candlelight vigil to protest Crown Hill tree removal | 1/16/17 | WRTV Indianapolis

Group fights VA project at cemetery forest | 1/17/17 | WTTV

Nature groups protest deforestation of Crown Hill Cemetery land | 1/16/17 | WISH-TV

Judge denies injunction to block VA’s Crown Hill Project | 1/16/17 | Indiana Lawyer

Indiana Celebrates 100 Years of State Parks | 12/16/16 | Indiana Public Media (radio)

The Indiana Forest Alliance hosts a film fest to inspire protection | 12/6/16 | NUVO

Wild & Scenic Film Festival is Really Out There | 12/7/16 | Indianapolis Star

Letter: Gift could save Crown Hill Forest by Randall Shepard | 12/5/16 | The Indianapolis Star

Future of the Forest | 11/28/16 | Brown County Democrat

Charity Offers To Buy VA Property To Save Old Trees | 11/22/16 | WFYI

Charitable Trust offers to buy and save Crown Hill Woods | 11/22/16 | NUVO

Trust offers to buy Crown Hill land where VA plans national cemetery | 11/22/16 | Indianapolis Business Journal

Protest Outside Crown Hill Cemetery to Save Old Trees | 11/22/16 | WFYI

Is Logging Liquidating Biodiversity In Indiana Forests | 11/16/16 | Indiana News Service

Hoosier Forests | 10/31/16 | WIPB- TV

Holcomb, Gregg disagree about how to manage state forests | 10/14/16 | Indianapolis Business Journal

Tensions high at Crown Hill North Woods land use meeting with VA | 9/30/16 | NUVO

VA will not budge on cutting down forest in Crown Hill Cemetery | 9/30/16 | Indianapolis Star

Protesters speak out against plan to cut down trees at Crown Hill Cemetery | 9/30/16 | WTHR

Protestors get heated over Crown Hill deforestation plan | 9/29/16 | WISHTV

Battle to save old forest at Crown Hill, Veterans Affairs purchased property for cemetery  | 9/29/16 | WRTV6

500-year-old tree at risk in Crown Hill cemetery fight | 9/29/16 | Indianapolis Star

VA calls public meeting to discuss Crown Hill North Woods tomorrow at War Memorial | 9/28/16 | NUVO

Indianapolis students join in fight to save Crown Hill trees | 9/21/16 | WTHR

Donnelly pens letter to VA about Crown Hill Woods | 9/20/16 | NUVO

Letter: Redesign monument plan to preserve cemetery’s trees | 9/17/16 | Indianapolis Star

Letter: Old-growth trees at Crown Hill should be saved, preserved | 9/17/16 | Indianapolis Star

Letter: Cutting down forest is a dishonor to life past and present | 9/15/16 | NUVO

Concerned residents discuss old growth forest at Crown Hill | 9/15/16 | NUVO

Group mobilizing to save Crown Hill Cemetery Forest | 9/14/16 | Indianapolis Star

Opposition mounts to VA’s plan for Crown Hill columbarium | 9/12/16 | Indianapolis Business Journal

Letter: Let’s preserve the old growth forest at Crown Hill | 9/11/16 | NUVO

Letter: The overwhelming irony of natural destruction in the name of veterans | 9/7/16 | NUVO

Group asks for public hearing to protect 100-year-old trees from VA cemetery | 9/2/16 | WISHTV

Local group fights against VA plan to expand in Crown Hill forest | 9/2/16 | WTHR

Last-ditch effort to save Indy forest from veterans memorial | 9/2/16 | Indianapolis Star