February 2017 Recipient: Iowa Arboretum
The Iowa Arboretum, located on 415 acres in Boone County’s Des Moines River Valley, showcases hundreds of species of trees, shrubs and flowering plants in a tranquil setting. Woodland and prairie trails provide wonderful outdoor walking opportunities. Tours are available when requested. The grounds and gardens are beautiful in all seasons.
The arboretum calendar is filled with educational activities, fun events for visitors of all ages, and opportunities to get involved as a volunteer. The grounds are open sunrise to sunset everyday. Admission is free to members and $5 per car for non-members. The arboretum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
Donate your bag refunds and extra change in February to support the arboretum.
Give Back Thursday: February 9
1% of Store Sales are donated to the monthly Co-op Nickel recipient on the second Thursday of the month.