Council Call-in audio – 5/13/2009

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Fort Wayne City Councilman Mitch Harper hosted the Council Call-in show last Wednesday, May 13, 2009.

His guest was City Forester Chad Tinkel. Highlights included:

  • Biographical information for Chad Tinkel
  • The Emerald Ash Borer fight
  • Street Tree Applications
  • Pruning
  • Health of park canopies
  • Caller – the park strip and Sycamore trees
  • Increasing Indiana’s entire tree canopy
  • Caller – question about the Emerald Ash Borer
  • Expansion of department and workforce
  • Challenges faced in the recent ice storm
  • How often homeowners should examine and prune trees on their property
  • Fallen trees in the road
  • Forestry career paths
  • Value of a tree
  • Better promotion of trees
  • Amount of trees planed in newly-annexed areas
  • Requirement for developers concerning planting of trees
  • Park median rules

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