Iowa Trees and Forests Day

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, March 29, 2017, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m for Iowa Trees & Forests Day  at the Capitol.  We invite you to join Trees Forever, Iowa Woodland Owners Assoc., Iowa Urban Forestry Council, Iowa Tree Farm Committee and others to exhibit, educate and promote the importance of trees.


This year, the Iowa Environmental Council, the REAP Alliance and the Coalition for Iowa’s Water & Land Legacy (Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation  Trust Fund) will join us for one coordinated “green day”!  



To prepare for your visit, please read take a look at the information about parking at the Capitol.


Join us for breakfast at 7:30 a.m. in room 116. We'll introduce our partners and review our talking points.


Then we'll move to the north and east sections of the rotunda, where we'll talk to legislators and pass out chocolates made from Iowa grown hazelnuts. We expect to wrap up around 2 p.m.


Registration is now closed.  Contact Becky Smith at 319-373-0650 x112 if you're interested in attending.

Tree advocates speak for the trees and forests at the event in 2015.
Speak for the Trees!

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