To help prevent oak wilt, Tomahawk area residents advised not to prune oak trees betw

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  1. DNR Northwest Region - TOMAHAWK - To protect oak trees, and help prevent oak wilt, the Department of Natural Resources advises area residents with oak trees on their property not to prune them from April through July.

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  2. about 6 years ago My yard got oak wilt---2 & 1/2 acres--21 red oak trees along with some white oak-----lost all red oak in 5 years---had proffessionals come to look over---many stories abourt oak wilt----Bugs take it from 1 tree to another---spreads from roots to roots---was told one person spent a ton of money having trenches dug to stop the oak wilt on his property only worked for a couple years then all the rest of the trees died, I now believe once an area has it its too late----must clear cut a wide swathe across the state to hopefully stop the spread, Clark and jackson counties have been cutting as much red oak as they can find to make $ before they die and stop the spread---forests look like hell now, either clear cut or as thick as a porcupines back tough hunting also H H
     

  3. Steve

    Steve Staff Member

    This is not good. The forest my me is totally dominated by red and white oak.