Whether you are looking for Fall Color reports or want to find Iowa's Big Trees you are in the right spot.
Fall color in Iowa can be spectacular, the reds, yellows and oranges can be found in forests across the state. The State Forests are a great spot to hike and camp during the fall to see all the colors of the forest. Visit the Fall Color
website for more details.
If you have attended field days, worked with your forester, or attended the Master Woodland Manager Program you may realize that forester speak a little different language. What is TSI? How about Basal Area? Try the Forestry Definitions
page to learn these terms and more.
Have a lot of deer and other wildlife damage on your trees? Take a look at the Wildlife Damage Management
page to see what you can do to decrease the damage.
Imagine a 104 foot tall Honey Locust or a Eastern Cottonwood with a circumference of 32 feet and 8 inches. All of the big trees of Iowa can be found on the Iowa's Big Tree
page. Here you can also nominate a tree if you find your own BIG TREE!
The Iowa Forest Action Plan
is an assessment of the issues and strategies for conserving and maintaining Iowa's Forest. The first comprehensive look at the forest in Iowa that shows the past, present and future conditions. Completed in 2010, the Forest Action Plan will be updated regularly to meet the changing forest needs and conditions.