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Lisa Kortan is the urban forester for the City of Yankton, South Dakota. One of her jobs is to manage the Yankton Arboretum. Trees and signage are available for all to enjoy in the four seasons along a trail there.
She selects some of her favorites in the article link below. Buckeyes from the Ohio Buckeye tree are a creative outlet for children and a favorite for squirrels. See her tips: