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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Stevens Point Celebrates Arbor Day

Arbor Day Tree Planting 2020

Stevens Point celebrated Arbor Day on Friday October 23, 2020 in Bukolt Park. Mayor Wiza, along with city forestry personnel planted a Magyar Ginkgo along the riverfront among the City’s Memorial Trees.

This years Arbor Day planting is also a Memorial Tree being donated by Bowen Li.  The Memorial Tree Program is administered by the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin, with the City of Stevens Point doing the planting.  Bowen is a ...

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Forestry
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Slowing the Spread of Oak Wilt

Oak wilt disease can spread from oak tree to oak tree through interconnected root systems. We try to stop the spread of the oak wilt disease by cutting the roots in between oak trees. It is safe to prune oak trees October 1 - April 1.

Stevens Point Forestry personnel are pictured here using a trencher to cut the roots between healthy oak trees and oak trees that are infected with oak wilt.  

For more information on oak wilt, please see the City of Stevens Point Forestry webpage...

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