February 13, 2023

As part of Live & Learn: enriching lives through monthly learning series, RML is offering Tree-mendous Growth Workshop presented by Trees Forever on Thursday, March 30 at 5:30 pm in the lower level Community Room.

Andrew Rust, Trees Forever Northeast Iowa Field Coordinator, is presenting ways to increase tree canopy in Iowa. Workshop topics include: the benefit of trees; how to set a canopy goal; improving tree ordinances; what trees to plant; and more! Andrew has a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science from the University of Northern Iowa.

About Trees Forever

Trees Forever is a nonprofit charitable organization headquartered in Marion, Iowa. 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 3 million trees.

Contact Robey Memorial Library with questions at (563) 568-4424 with questions.