Mark Vitosh presents “Landscape Tree Health: Challenges, Management and Planting Diversity”
Mark Vitosh, Iowa DNR/Wildlife Bureau district forester, a popular Garden Forum presenter and frequent guest on Iowa Public Radio’s “Horticultural Friday,” 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. He 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. Mark loves to hunt mushrooms in the spring.