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Tree Planting


Making Iowa’s woodlands a home for pollinators

The State and Private Forestry Landscape Scale Restoration competitive grant program funds collaborative, science-based restoration of priority rural forest landscapes, leverages public and private resources and supports State Forest Action Plans.

Research and habitat improvements keep pollinators buzzing on the Hiawatha

Pollinators play a critical role in the plant lifecycle by moving pollen that produces fruits, seeds and young plants. In the Great Lakes region, the loss of insect pollinators has a ripple effect on ecosystems that extends even to the health of the Great Lakes themselves.

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Urban Connections

Urban Connections is an outreach program in the Eastern Region of the USDA Forest Service.