DNR Residential Tree Event in Council Bluffs – Trees at a Discounted Price

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is hosting a residential tree program this spring in Council Bluffs. You are receiving this message because you have participated in one or more of these events in the past. This program is similar to the MidAmerican Energy Plant Some Shade program except that this event is open to all Iowa residents, regardless of who they receive energy from!

A total of 500 trees are being offered for sale with 13 different species to choose from. Trees will be sold for $30 each with a limit of two trees per planting address. If you own multiple properties you can purchase two trees for each property. Trees will be between three and eight feet tall at pick up. The pickup event is scheduled for Saturday, April 27 from 8:30 to 10:30 am at Harrah’s Casino.

If you have a particular species you want be sure to get your order in right away!The following species are available at the event. Click on the species name for more information.
Northern Red Oak
Shagbark Hickory
Northern Pecan
Kentucky Coffeetree
American Elm ‘Colonial Spirit’
Chinkapin Oak
Serviceberry ‘Autumn Brilliance’ (single stem)
Eastern Redbud (single stem)
Star Magnolia ‘Royal Star’
Crabapple ‘Royal Raindrops’
Norway Spruce
White Pine
Black Hills Spruce

Orders need to be placed by Friday, April 19. Order forms and payment needs to be sent to Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation at 223 S 6th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501. More information about the program can be found on the attached order form. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

DNR CB Order Form

Thank you,

GABBI EDWARDS, Urban Forestry Program Specialist
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
P 515-725-8456 |gabriele.edwards@dnr.iowa.gov
502 E. 9th St., Des Moines, IA 50319

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