News Releases


December 16, 2020 - Trees Forever Selects New Executive Director

Kiley Miller to move into new role in early 2021


August 15, 2020 - Trees Forever Announces Leadership Transition

Trees Forever Founder Shannon Ramsay to move into new role in early 2021. Board search underway for Executive Director.


September 10, 2019 - The City of Cedar Rapids Will Vote on Whether to Invest in a New Youth Employment Program to Help Plant, Water and Care for Trees


June 13, 2019 - Trees Forever Announces New Scholarship for Students Pursuing a Career in Forestry

The fund will be used to provide scholarships for students pursuing a degree in forestry at Iowa State University.  


May 6, 2019 - What Has Wandered Into Pikes Peak?
Garlic mustard, Japanese barberry & multiflora rose are invasive species hurting the native ecosystem


May 2, 2019 - Growing Futures Teams & Volunteers Plant 80 Trees Along Grand Avenue

Third and final phase of planting project


April 22, 2019 - The City of Des Moines, Microsoft, Wright Tree Service and Wright Outdoor Solutions Invest in New Youth Employment Program
Kick-Off Planting is on Arbor Day (Friday, April 26)


April 22, 2019 - Trees Forever will match $1,500 in donations for trees
Trees will replace trees damaged or lost in the December 2018 tornado


April 16, 2019 - Trees Forever Showcases New Building
With Tree Giveaway, Ribbon Cutting and Tree Planting, Activities and Tours!


April 12, 2019 - Green activities planned for Earth Week Blitz: April 20-27
Plant Trees, Learn About the Environment & Tour Trees Forever’s NEW Building!