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2nd Sunday Garden Forum: Landscape Tree Health - Challenges, Management and Planting Diversity

Recorded by March 10, 2019

Mark Vitosh, Iowa DNR/Wildlife Bureau district forester, will address tree health in Iowa and provide updates about the spread and treatment for emerald ash borer and other threats to our landscape trees. A popular Garden Forum presenter and frequent guest on Iowa Public Radio’s “Horticultural Friday,” Mark will provide information and examples of desirable landscape trees for beauty, hardiness and diversity. A native Iowan, Mark holds a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Forestry from Iowa State University. He has served as a professional forester in Oklahoma and Iowa. Mark has been a District Forester with the Iowa DNR for nearly 20 years. He also assists private landowners in managing their forest resources in a seven-county area.

The Second Sunday Garden Forums are cosponsored by Project GREEN and the Iowa City Public Library. The events are free and open to the public.

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