Iowa Forest Health Tour

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
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July 19th at the Amana Community Park Shelter, 801 27th Ave, Middle Amana, Iowa

For more details and to register, contact by July 12, 2017


9:30 – Check-in

10:00 – Introduction and head to the forest. Tivon Feeley – IDNR Forest Health Program Leader

10:20 – Management Practices on the sites. Tim Krauss, Amana Forestry and Mark Vitosh DNR District Forester

11:00 – Group Discussion on Possible Oak Decline Factors and Management Option

Noon – Lunch (on your own)

12:45-1:50 – “Bruhn model”, herbicide control, and other strategies to stop oak wilt pocket expansion .  Linda Haugen, USFS

1:50-2:00 - Break

2:00 – 2:30 – Oak Tatters Update  Tivon Feeley and Mark Vitosh, IDNR.

2:30 – 3:00 – Roundtable discussion.  All, this is your time to ask questions that we might not have covered.