DNR Selling Trees at “Extreme” Discount

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RADIO IOWA – As we move toward spring, a program providing discounted trees is once again available for some state residents. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Pete Hildreth says it’s designed to help plant more trees in the state.

“So the Iowa DNR through a partnership with Alliant Energy, is excited to offer private residents the opportunity to buy landscape-sized trees at an extreme discount.”

Pete Hildreth of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Hildreth says trees provide a variety of benefits to homeowners.

“Including and reduced home heating and cooling costs, decreased stormwater, shade for outdoor activities, higher home values, and enhance beauty. Alliant Energy customers can place their orders on the D-N-R residential tree distribution program page found on our D-N-R website.” Pete Hildreth of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources

There are a variety of species available, and once you order the trees they will be delivered in several cities. Here are the tree pick-up locations:

Thursday, May 2, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Grimes Farm and Conservation Center (2349 233rd St, Marshalltown) and Tuesday, May 27, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Burlington Depot (300 S Main St, Burlington)

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