The Parks and Recreation Department oversees terrace trees - trees in the area between sidewalks and streets - within the City of Marshalltown. Report concern of a diseased or damaged tree on a terrace online or call (641) 754-5715 or email the Parks and Recreation Department. Results of the evaluation are mailed to the homeowner outlining details of the evaluation.
View more information about pruning is available from the Sustainable Urban Forestry Training and Assistance (SUFTA).
The Trees Forever committee currently meets the second Tuesday of the month at 4:30 p.m. at the Iowa State Extension office, 2608 South 2nd Street in Marshalltown. Contact our City Horticulturist at (641) 844-1854 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information to become involved in planting projects or meetings. Find Hughes Grove Historic District terrace tree planting information here.
The City of Marshalltown welcomes the donation of trees and park benches. These generous donations will grace our public spaces for decades while providing a unique opportunity to honor a special person or to mark a notable event. The planting of the tree or placement of the bench will be done by parks staff. The City will assume continued maintenance.
In 2015 a Sustainable Community Forestry Assistance and Training Grant received which allowed volunteers to be trained in identification to complete a tree inventory. View a map of the tree inventory of Iowa and zoom in to view Marshalltown.
View a Tree Planting video from the National Arbor Day Foundation.
Concerns or questions regarding Emerald Ash Borer, please Iowa State University - Plant Diagnostic Clinic online with diagnostic questions or concerns or call at 515-294-0581.