HEALTHY TREES, HEALTHY COMMUNITY – WRAP UP
October 27, 2021
(cont’d from last week)
In 2015, the Tree Board, at the recommendation and with the assistance of Area Forester of the Northeast Land Office, Josh Stoychoff, made the decision to expand its efforts into the residential areas of the city. As nearly as can be determined, the majority of Roundup’s urban forest was planted in the early 1940’s and consists primarily of Green ash and Siberian elm, which are rapidly aging out. One of the goals of the board besides addressing this aging tree population was diversification to avoid the catastrophic consequences of disease destroying a large se...