Emerald Ash Borer Workshops

The City of Des Moines is hosting a couple of workshops on the emerald ash borer that has infiltrated into Iowa and attacks ash trees. We have about 600 ash trees in the public right-of-ways, parks, and on private property. Here’s the info on the workshops:


The City of Des Moines is hosting two events on April 10.

 Afternoon Session: Click Here for More Info

This one is during the day and is geared towards tree contractors, municipal workers and other tree professionals. Area communities are encouraged to send staff from public works, parks, community development and front line staff (answers phones) to the day session.

Evening Session at Botanical Garden: Click Here for More Info

All metro residents are welcome to attend the evening session at the Botanical Garden. Metro communities are encouraged to promote the event their residents. All are welcome.