On Wednesday 16 October 2019, a UniversiTREE was planted in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. Worldwide, trees are planted to create a forest of UniversiTREES. The forest symbolically represents the international connection to Wageningen.
On 16 October 2019, in Des Moines, the planting of a UniversiTREE took place. Louise O. Fresco was present for the planting of this tree.