Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Dennis Fermenich showed an audience of about 100 people how to plant a tree during Greenfield's Arbor Day celebration Saturday, May 4.
Need help planting that tree in your backyard? Check out the demonstration City Forester Dennis Fermenich gave at the city's Arbor Day celebration May 4, and gain some insightful tips and essential tree-planting dos and don'ts.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Greenfield's annual Arbor Day event was highlighted by a special proclamation by City Forester Dennis Fermenich.
More than 100 people gathered at the new Konkel Park South for Greenfield's annual Arbor Day festivities. Volunteers planted more than three dozen trees and shrubs around the park's new pavilion Saturday. City Forester Dennis Fermenich demonstrated how to plant a tree and led the volunteers in a rousing proclamation (see the video). It was the fifth time the Greenfield Beautification Committee chose Konkel Park for its annual event. Get great local stories like this on Facebook. Click to join us!
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The insect was found in trees along the Greenfield-Greendale border Wednesday.
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Wednesday, February 13
On the heels of an announcement that the Village of Greendale had trees infested with Emerald Ash Borer, Greenfield officials announced late Wednesday that the insect was in their city as well. Division of Public Works Superintendent Dan Ewert and city forester Dennis Fermenich inspected ash trees on the border with Greendale, in the 5500 to 5600 blocks of South 43rd Street north of Ramsey Avenue. After cutting off branches of a few suspect trees, these branches displayed evidence of Emerald Ash Borer. Return to Greenfield Patch for more on this developing story.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Greenfield city forester Dennis Fermenich and other experts will tell residents what they can do to keep the menace from destroying your trees and spreading.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Armed with saws, shovels and determination, the City of Greenfield is launching an attack on 'The Green Menace,' or Emerald Ash Borer.
Editor's note: The following column has been submitted by City Forester Dennis Fermenich. Declining trees and the establishment of Emerald Ash Borer in Oak Creek and Franklin have required the City of Greenfield to take the action. Our City Hall campus has an abundance of declining ash trees. In the next few weeks, with the help of a Wisconsin DNR urban forestry grant, city DPW crews will be removing all of the ash trees on the City Hall campus. The good news is that on Arbor Day, May 5, 2012, the citizens of Greenfield will restore healthy trees and shrubs to our City Hall. We are able to accomplish this with the help of a Wisconsin DNR Urban forestry grant, Greenfield DPW, Arbor Day donations, the Greenfield Parks and Recreation …