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Tree Grants Awarded


Several southeast Iowa communities are getting part of nearly 157-thousand dollars being given out by Trees Forever and Alliant Energy through the “Branching Out” program. “Branching Out” is a nationally recognized grant program designed to encourage energy efficiency, environmental awareness and community involvement.  Across Iowa, 49 communities are receiving these funds and here in southeast Iowa, Brighton is receiving one thousand dollars, Delta is getting 800 dollars, Fairfield will get seventy-five hundred, the Washington Park Board is being awarded $795 and the Washington Tree Committee is receiving four thousand.