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Fairfield Receives Branching Out Tree Planting Grant

Posted: Monday, March 19th, 2018 at 6:20 am
Author: KCII News - Sam McIntosh

The City of Fairfield is a recipient of the 2018 Branching Out program.

A partnership of Alliant Energy and Trees Forever, Branching Out provides grants to Iowa communities for tree-planting projects. Fairfield is receiving $4,316 to plant trees along Highway 1 on the north side of town. For this energy efficiency program, community leaders create specific tree-planting projects and Alliant Energy provides funding for the trees. Experts from Trees Forever assist in the proper placement, planting and care of the trees for energy efficiency and aesthetic appeal.