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DNR recommends trimming oak trees before April 1

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The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds Minnesotans to prune oak trees before April 1 to prevent new oak wilt infestations.


“The best time to prune oak trees is during the winter months when the beetles that carry the oak wilt fungus are dormant,” said Ryan Blaedow, DNR forest health specialist.

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