Western Mass Tree Wardens: Summer Meeting

Join us for this fourth meeting of the Western Massachusetts Tree Wardens, a sub-group of the Massachusetts Tree Wardens’ and Foresters’ Association.  Rick Harper of UMass will present Planting to Promote Tree Health and Prevent Pests, followed after dinner by an outdoor, hands-on demonstration. Meet and network with tree wardens, tree companies, and utility arborists from western Massachusetts. Online registration is now available. To register by mail or fax, use the registration brochure. Please note that advance reservations are required. Continuing education credits will be available: ISA (2) and MCA (1).

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Establishing Trees in Urban Environments

Registration is now available for this repeat of our popular workshop on successful tree planting. In our effort to spread the word around geographically, this time we meet in Needham, on Tuesday, May 17.  Complete the brochure and fax, email or mail it to sign up now!

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The 2016 seedling sale is almost over

Don’t delay – order seedlings now for your 2016 Arbor Day community celebration.  Find all the information and a fillable order form in the 2016 Seedling Brochure. The deadline to order for this year is Friday, April 15th.

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Don’t miss out – WMA registration deadline is 3/9

Wednesday, March 9 is the last day to register for the March 15 spring dinner meeting of the Western Mass (WMA) Tree Wardens, a sub-group of the MTWFA.  Read more and find out how to register online.  If you prefer, download a registration form and submit it via fax or email scan.

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UMass Extension Hires New Woody Ornamentals Entomology Specialist

Tawny (Virgilio) Simisky has joined UMass Extension as their new Woody Ornamental Entomology Specialist, where she will develop resources and implement educational programs for landscapers, arborists and grounds managers as well as provide entomological and diagnostic support to the UMass Plant Diagnostic Lab and the Green Industry in Massachusetts. Read more

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