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December 29, 2016
WEIGHTY MATTER Broken limbs from snowy, ice-covered trees a hazard
Almost all the trees in Jamestown are covered in ice and snow after a storm earlier this week. While ice-covered tree branches have a pleasant...
December 29, 2016 - 6:45am
September 10, 2016
Arbor Day marked with tree planting
This Arbor Day should hold special importance in Jamestown, according to Sheri Steckler, city forester. "We've been taking out a lot more trees than we've been planting," she said. "The past three years we've taken out about 400 trees due to Dutch elm alone."
September 10, 2016 - 6:31am
April 23, 2016
Cutting down some wood
Brant Mickelson of Northern Tree Service, begins cutting pieces of a tree trunk after pruning off the limbs of an older ash tree early Friday...
April 23, 2016 - 6:53am
April 13, 2016
City forester says tree inspections to begin soon
Annual tree inspections for public property will begin soon, according to Jamestown City Forester Sheri Steckler. The pattern has been to start...
April 13, 2016 - 6:44am
January 29, 2016
Grant money awarded to plant trees
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has awarded grants totaling $51,125 for 12 projects to develop orchards and plant trees in local communities. The grants originally were set at $40,000 but due to positive response and an increased number of quality applications, the North Dakota...
January 29, 2016 - 6:55am
July 27, 2015
VC native creates clone of white mulberry tree
VALLEY CITY, N.D. — A Valley City native has helped create a clone of a fruit tree that is rare in North Dakota. Michael E. Kjelland and research...
July 27, 2015 - 6:58am
July 6, 2015
North Dakota legacy forest receives aid
BISMARCK—Seen from the air, much of North Dakota's forest grows in rows laid out on the land as if by a ruler. That legacy forest of tree rows and shelterbelts is getting old and decrepit, leaving the land more open to erosion and the homes they surround more exposed to...
July 6, 2015 - 6:46am
June 3, 2015
Groups help mulch trees in the city
Submitted photo Jamestown’s city forester, Chamber of Commerce Beautification Committee and the Shade Tree Committee had the help of Boy Scout...
June 3, 2015 - 8:27am
May 27, 2015
Program reimburses homeowners and businesses to share in cost of replacing trees
The Jamestown Planting Partners is a city program designed to assist homeowners, institutions and businesses to share in the cost of replacing boulevard trees to maintain a healthy city forest. The cost assistance comes from a group of private donors that support the program. This...
May 27, 2015 - 7:19am
April 21, 2015
Tree project gets started
Tree planting project gets started at East Business Loop.
April 21, 2015 - 6:08am
September 13, 2014
Tree planting program; Wiles: Trees on boulevards at risk; program adds diversity
About 40 percent of the trees growing along the Jamestown boulevards are at risk of dying over the next few years, a statistic that concerns...
September 13, 2014 - 8:25am
July 11, 2014
Dutch elm marking
Many American elm trees are getting marked with an “X” again this summer across Jamestown with the onset Dutch elm disease. John M. Steiner...
July 11, 2014 - 6:39am
June 30, 2014
Insect making its way to N.D.: Forestry leaders: Emerald ash borer will eventually reach Fargo
FARGO — City foresters say an insect blamed for the destruction of tens of millions of ash trees across the U.S. will make its mark on Fargo...
June 30, 2014 - 7:41am
May 20, 2014
Arbor Day celebration
Doug Wiles, Jamestown city forester, prepares a cathederal elm tree for planting Monday as a group of volunteers look on. The group, including...
May 20, 2014 - 7:01am
May 17, 2014
Arbor Day program set Monday in Jamestown
An Arbor Day celebration will be held rain or shine at 3:30 p.m. Monday at the block directly east of the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. between 10th Street and 11th Street Southeast and 11th Avenue and 12th Ave Southeast. The celebration will consist of local Boy Scouts planting 10 trees...
May 17, 2014 - 7:00am