Quality, discounted trees available to Lee County residents

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Lee County residents can now get landscape quality trees at a discount across Iowa this fall.

Alliant Energy's ReLeaf program is offering landscape trees for only $25 each.

The trees will be available for pick up in eight locations across the state.

Deadlines are approaching quickly to mail in an order forms, but trees are still available.

The trees are 5 to 10 feet tall and container-grown. Limit 2 trees per household.

Distribution dates, locations and details:

Buena Vista County – Storm Lake

Partner: City of Storm Lake

Location: Kings Point Park

Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 4:30 – 6:00

Fayette County – Oelwein

Partner: City of Oelwein

Location: Oelwein City Park, Oelwein, IA 50662

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017, 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Tree planting and care workshop: 5:15 pm

Jefferson County – Fairfield

Partner: Jefferson County Extension

Location: Jefferson County Fairgrounds

Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Tree planting and care workshop: 9:45 am

Jones County – Anamosa

Partner: Jones County SWCD

Location: Jones County USDA Office Parking Lot

Date: Thursday, September 21, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Lee County – Montrose

Partner: Lee County Conservation

Location: Lee County Conservation Center 2652 Highway 61 Montrose, IA 52639

Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Tree planting and care workshop: 5:45 pm

Linn County – Marion

Partner: Linn County Conservation Board

Location: Squaw Creek Park, 4305 Squaw Lane, Marion

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Tree planting and care workshop: 8:15 am

Lucas County – Chariton

Partner: Lucas County Conservation

Location: Pin Oak Marsh Lodge, Chariton

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Tree planting and care workshop: 5:15 pm

Story County – Ames

Partner: Story County Conservation

Location: East Petersen Park

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017

The publication Selecting Trees For Your Yard can help determine what species is best for your location. Be sure to look at the mature height of the tree when making a selection for your site.

The ReLeaf program is offered in partnership with Alliant Energy, Iowa DNR Forestry and local partners.

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