Tour of Damage with Executive Director

Storm Update – August 24, 2020

September 1st, 2020

On August 10, 2020, a derecho with 110+ mile per hour straight line winds devestated eastern Iowa. At Brucemore, every building suffered varying levels of damage and early estimates suggest at least 70% of the tree canopy will be lost. On August 24, 2020, Executive Director David Janssen gave a virtual look inside the gates at the damage and ongoing recovery efforts.