Mark Bays – OK Forestry Service

Mark Bays graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Forestry from Oklahoma State University in 1982. Mark has worked in traditional forestry in Colorado and California; self-employed in Oklahoma and Texas as a consultant in urban and community forestry, arboriculture and tree care. He has been with the Oklahoma Forestry Services for the past 28 years where he has been helping individuals and city leaders across the state understand and appreciate the value, benefits and services that trees in communities provide. He helps Oklahoma improve environmental conditions throughout the state through education of proper tree selection, planting and maintenance programs.

Mark’s Favorite Quote: The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.