Tenting in Iowa's forests.

Enjoying Iowa’s forests.

Iowa is one of the states with the fewest trees, yet in the late 1800s we were the Lumber Kings of the World!  And,

tree rings

Notice the tree rings on this wide board from New Hampshire

Clinton, Iowa’s minor league baseball team proudly retains that name – Lumber Kings!  Why?  Read The Green Gazette (9-29-2019, Living L-09 and 10) to learn about Iowa’s forest industry, where you can camp today in quiet forests and how lumbering put Clinton, Iowa, on the map.

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