PO Box 65012, West Des Moines, IA 50265, US
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(515) 202-4083

Tree Des Moines

Inspiring People to Plant, Nurture, and Celebrate Trees

Value and Benefits of Trees

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While trees are certainly a source of natural beauty and shade on a hot summer day,  they offer a myriad of environmental, economic and health benefits:


Storm water management

Increase home values

Energy savings

Air quality improvement

Carbon dioxide storage

Lower crime rate

Promoting outdoor activities

Lowering stress and depression

Tree Stewardship

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Learn best practices for tree selection, planting and maintenance, and much more! Register for our "Money Really Does Grow on Trees" course through Des Moines Area Continuing Education taught by forestry professors, arborists, and tree professionals.

Public Awareness

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Join us in our ongoing public awareness campaign activities, such as Arbor Day and Earth Day celebrations, Farmers Market educational series, and school and community gatherings.