Green Iowa Americorps Team Offers Free Tree Seedlings
In partnership with Winneshiek Energy District members, Kevin and Leslie Sand, our Green Iowa Americorps team created the Tiny Trees Initiative to make Decorah a little greener and help reduce the energy bills of Decorah residents through natural shade.
A large shade tree should be planted 20 feet or more from the house to maximize the shade benefit and ensure the safety of your home (source). If you think you have the space for a tree, the team will come to your home to help you pick a planting spot. Then we’ll come back and plant a tree in May.
If you are interested in having a juvenile tree planted in your front yard that will one day grow large enough to shade your house in the warm months, please fill out this form or call us at (563)-382-4207.