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DNR to host public meeting on timber harvest at McIntosh Woods

This news story was published on December 26, 2019.
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Information from Iowa DNR

VENTURA – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:30pm at the Ventura Community Center, 4 N. Weimer Street, to discuss salvage timber harvest at McIntosh Woods State Park.

For the safety of the park users, DNR staff will be harvesting trees that are dead or dying of bur oak, ash or elm. These trees are located within high recreational use area and are considered hazard trees. The harvest is part of the McIntosh Woods State Park Forest Management Plan and once harvest is complete, park staff will implement the reforestation plan.

More details will be provided at the meeting.

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