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Fall is a great time to plant shade trees

Fall is a great time to plant shade trees

  • 10/26/2021 4:02:00 PM
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It’s not too late to plant some varieties of shade trees before winter sets in. Fall is an ideal time to plant new trees with mild temperatures and adequate ground moisture.
Derecho Community Forestry Grant Program

Derecho Community Forestry Grant Program

  • 7/26/2021 4:38:00 PM
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The Iowa Legislature appropriated state infrastructure funds to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to be used for a community-based tree planting program for derecho recovery.
New DNR Video Helps Iowans Correctly Plant Trees

New DNR Video Helps Iowans Correctly Plant Trees

  • 4/26/2021 10:14:00 AM
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DES MOINES - April is Arbor Month and a new five-minute video produced by the Iowa DNR aims to help residents learn to properly plant trees and avoid very common mistakes - vital to the longevity of new plantings.
Operation ReLeaf tree distribution events planned through mid-October

Operation ReLeaf tree distribution events planned through mid-October

  • 9/26/2017 11:54:00 AM
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A popular program offering landscape-quality trees at a deep discount to Alliant Energy customers will be held at six locations across Iowa this fall. Residential tree distributions will be held in Buena Vista, Fayette, Lee, Linn, Lucas and Story counties this September and October.
Spring Tree Planting - Think Before You Plant

Spring Tree Planting - Think Before You Plant

  • 5/3/2016 1:14:00 PM
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DES MOINES – Given the continuing impact of EAB on Iowa’s ash trees, homeowners and communities need to think twice about their tree selections before planting this spring.
Fastest Forest: 5 Quick-Growing Trees to Plant

Fastest Forest: 5 Quick-Growing Trees to Plant

  • 10/30/2015 4:47:00 AM
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If you’re the type that likes quick results, watching a tree grow might seem painfully slow. But that’s no reason not to plant trees this fall, especially with these quick-growing varieties.