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:

As mentioned in the article, you will want to contact an arborist for BOB identification and to establish a treatment protocol.  Your Iowa Great Lakes Association has identified the four following specialists:

– Okoboji Arborist, Craig Wilson, 712-332-1230

– Packebush Sprinkler Service, Ed Packebush, 712-339-0271

– Ruhland Nurseries Inc., Glen Ruhland, 712-540-4442

– Tru Green, Brian Kelly, 712-338-2423