Incentive Programs

swamp milkweed

Young Prairie Becomes Dazzling Pollinator Zone

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It’s amazing what can be done with a dream, a plan, and some serious effort!  Anne Armitage shared photos of her 1-year-old, nearly one-acre prairie that has ‘wowed’ the team…

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winter tree protection

Planting Forward for Woodlands in the news

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We have been busy promoting the Planting Forward for Woodlands program! Listen to Clark’s interview with Doug Wagner on WMT on February 2, 2022: Planting Forward is a local effort…

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Woodland Planting Forward

Planting Forward for Woodlands: Coming Soon

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Woodland Planting Forward program coming soon!

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October is Monarch and Milkweed Month: get free seeds!

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In recognition of October being named “Monarch and Milkweed Month” in Cedar Rapids, residents are invited to request free milkweed seed through a mail-in giveaway. Cedar Rapids Mayor Brad Hart…

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Tree haulgin

Replanting the landscape: Companies help employees — and their yards

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Six Linn County companies are helping employees rebuild the tree canopy in their yards after the Aug. 10 derecho, which has been named the costliest thunderstorm in modern U.S. history, according to the Washington Post.

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