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Greene honored for 27th time for dedication to trees

Greene, Iowa – The city of Greene received an honor recently for their dedication to trees.  The town won the award for the 27th time.

Greene’s commitment to improving forestry resources won the 2018 Tree City USA Award at the 29th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon.

Selected from 80 Iowa towns, Greene met several requirements including  employing a city forester or active tree board, have a tree ordinance, spend $2 per capita on its forestry program and follow a maintenance plan.

The award was presented by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources in West Des Moines on April 3.

Kellan Heavican

News & Sports Director

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