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Residents In Iowa Are Working To Replace Trees Downed By Derecho

Broken windows in a damaged apartment building in Iowa after the derecho in 2020. (Kate Payne/Iowa Public Radio)
Broken windows in a damaged apartment building in Iowa after the derecho in 2020. (Kate Payne/Iowa Public Radio)

A year ago, a powerful derecho in Iowa downed tens of thousands of trees in a matter of minutes.

Residents are trying to reforest their communities in a more resilient and equitable way.

Kate Payne of Iowa Public Radio reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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