Trees Forever presentation will be next Live & Learn series session at Robey Memorial Library ...

As part of its Live & Learn: enriching lives through monthly learning series, Robey Memorial Library is offering a Tree-mendous Growth Workshop presented by Trees Forever Thursday, March 30 at 5:30 p.m. in the lower level Community Room of the library. Andrew Rust, Trees Forever Northeast Iowa Field Coordinator is presenting ways to increase tree canopy in Iowa. He will be joined by Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) District Forester Dave Asche. Workshop topics include: the benefit of trees; how to set a canopy goal; improving tree ordinances; what trees to plant; and more. Rust has a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from the University of Northern Iowa.
Trees Forever is a nonprofit charitable organization headquartered in Marion. Its mission - to plant and care for trees and the environment by empowering people, building community, and promoting stewardship - is fulfilled through cutting-edge programs and innovative practices. Trained and experienced staff have assisted community leaders and landowners across Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin and beyond with thousands of planting projects. Each year, on average, Trees Forever works with and engages more than 7,000 volunteers who give generously of their time and talents. To date, they’ve helped plant more than three million trees.

Contact Robey Memorial Library for more information at 563-568-4424 or Submitted photo.