Bur Oak Blight Video

Bur Oak Blight continues to be an area of focus for your Iowa Great Lakes Association. Listen as our President, Bill VanOrsdel explains the blight as you see the vast expanse of affected trees right in our own backyard. They can be treated, so please visit www.iagreatlakes.org for specialists able to both identify and treat … Read more

Bur Oak Blight Update

This past Monday an informational meeting was held at Gull Point State Park to discuss Bur Oak Blight (BOB) that is affecting many of the majestic trees in our community. Please click on the link below to read an article published in this week’s Dickinson County News: http://www.dickinsoncountynews.com/story/2343090.html As mentioned in the article, you will … Read more

Bur Oak Blight Program – Monday, September 26

Bur Oak Blight (BOB) has been a hot topic as of late in the Iowa Great Lakes.  Below you will find information regarding a public meeting sponsored by the Dickinson County Extension office. Thank you for your support of the Iowa Great Lakes Association and explore this website for more information on BOB. Dickinson County … Read more

IGLA releases information about Bur Oak Blight

The Iowa Great Lakes Association (IGLA) considers BOB a major threat to our environment on the same level as Zebra Mussels, Asian Jumping Carp and CAFO’s. BOB may be the greatest threat to the Aesthetics Oak Trees give to our lake homes and surrounding areas. We have been warned many times to protect our Oaks and unfortunately … Read more