The Tree Feeding Program is planned in four Iowa counties

Fort Dodge, Iowa: Extension and expansion of Iowa State University in Hamilton, Humboldt, Pocahontas, and Webster counties on basic tree biology, soil, plant care, plant problems, tree identification and cutting.

The program may be of special interest to citizen volunteers, community forest and park staff, tree care professionals, utility company representatives, and county conservation boards.

Classes will be led by Iowa State University Extension and Access, and ISU Extension and Outreach staff from 5: 30-8: 30 p.m.

The program costs $ 75 and includes all supplies and beverages. Register online on September 3

  • September 7 – Introduction (Tree Biology) Tree Identification, Children’s Forest Kennedy Park, Fort Dodge.
  • September 14 – Plant Tree Identification, East Twin Parks, Webster City.
  • September 21 – Plant Health Diagnosis, Fort Dodge.
  • September 28 – Tree ID, Webster City.
  • October 5 – Caring for Mature Trees / Evaluating Mature Trees for Safety, Humboldt.
  • October 12 – Community Tree Innovations / Partners / Resources, Humboldt.

For more information, contact your local ISU Extension and Communication Office at Hamilton County, 515-832-9597 or; Humboldt County, 515-332-2201; Or; Pocahontas County, 712-335-3103; Or; And Webster County, 515-576-2119 or

Shared photo: Cutting down trees.

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