Clay County Contacts for Urban Forestry

Certified Arborist

Certified Arborists are professional tree care workers who receive certification through the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). Certified Arborists provide a wide range of services and care to individual trees, including pruning, cabling, removal, plant health care, tree risk assessment, and consulting. Follow the link below to the ISA website and select United States and Iowa to see a list of certified arborists near you.

Certified Arborists
United States

Iowa DNR Urban Forestry Program

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Urban Forestry Program provides resources, expertise, and technical service to Iowa communities for the enhancement of their urban forest resources. Services, implemented through a variety of partnerships, include community tree inventories and management plan development.

State Urban Forester
Emma Hanigan
Wallace State Office Building
502 E. 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
United States

Iowa State University Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic

The Iowa State University Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic provides diagnosis of plant problems (plant diseases, insect damage, and assessment of herbicide damage) and the identification of insects from the field, forest, garden, and homes.

2445 Advanced Teaching and Research Building (ATRB)
2213 Pammel Dr.
Ames, IA 50011
United States
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