Fitchburg Planting Goal Progress:
Am I In The Zone?
Meet Your Local Foresters:
Education: BS. Plant, soil and insect science.
Experience: 7 years as a grower growing native trees, shrubs and perennials. 5 years with the DCR
Interests: My free time is spent with my husband and our two young children. We have a hobby farm and enjoy gardening and caring for our animals.
Favorite tree: Bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa). I’m from Southern Wisconsin and have always admired the resiliency of the bur oak. It is often the only tree in the pasture and serves as a landmark and cooling station for livestock.
Education: B.S. Geography/ B.A. Communications
Experience: Construction/ Farming/ Forest health
Interests: Gardening, Sustainability, Travel, Cooking
Favorite Tree: Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata) because of the thick scrolls in a mature tree’s bark and the delicious nut.