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Dealing With Damaged Trees

Mark Vitosh
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
The aftermath of a forested area in Linn County from the August 10 derecho.

Don't burn downed trees. All the freshly fallen tress are green wood, which means it will be very smokey when it burns.

During this Talk of Iowa episode, host Charity Nebbe speaks with Iowa DNR Forester Mark Vitosh and Iowa State University Extension Horticulture Specialist Richard Jauron about what to do with damaged trees left behind from Monday’s derecho.


· Mark Vitosh, forester, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
· Richard Jauron, extension horticulture specialist, Iowa State University

Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Matthew is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa