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Click on the link to explore West Branch through a series of maps that illustrate the history and characteristics of the landscape, including topography, elevation, watersheds, vegetation, and circulation.

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John Fuller

Carolyn Anderson

Pete Swisher

Thomas Schwartz

Tracy Schutte

Nick Shimmin

Renee Thompson

Melissa Russell

Rod Ness

Jessi Simon

Addison Wehde

Tiffany Leschke-Frederick

Stacy Waters

Jodee Stoolman

Jordan Waters

Nicki Brick

Matt Goodale

Colton Miller

Mike Quinlan

Faith Quinlan

Roger Laughlin

Mandy Webber

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West Branch Visioning Begins January 31st

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The West Branch Community Visioning project begins January 31st.  The goal of this project is to develop a landscape plan
that will graphically illustrate the vision of West Branch. You are invited to see the new ideas created this summer.

Please plan to attend on Monday, January 31st from 4:30PM – 6:00PM at 110 N Poplar Street, West Branch, IA.  Virtual attendance available at

This is your opportunity to discuss the proposed projects with local committee members, the design team, and Trees Forever staff.