Decorah Tree Board
Mark Faldet, Chair
Extension Service 382-2949
Iowa Urban Forester 515-242-5966
DNR District Forester 515-228-6611
Resource Conservation & Development 563-864-7112
Special Notice - Emerald Ash Borer
Emerald Ash Borer was confirmed in the City of Decorah. This link gives you information how to identify Emerald Ash Borer and the plan of action the City is taking.
Planting Trees in Decorah:
You need a permit from the City Forester to plant a tree in the right-of-way within six feet of any street or road in the City of Decorah. The reason is to avoid hazards for motorists and damage to underground service facilities.
Before digging, you must contact IOWA ONE CALL at 1-800-292-8989 to find out whether there are underground service facilities on the site you choose. The City Forester can help you do this.