The Summer Dinner Meeting of the Western Massachusetts Tree Wardens will feature two great speakers. Ken Gooch from the DCR Forest Health Program will give us updates on the latest forest health conditions to know and watch for, including gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, spotted lanternfly and more. Our second featured speaker will be Russell Holman of Arborway Tree Care, explaining safe work practices for arborists and how safety can save time, money and lives. Register online and don’t miss this one – this will be the last official appearance for Ken before he retires!!
Join the group on June 4th at the training classroom in the Acton Public Safety Facility to learn how to use the latest i-Tree tools to quantify tree benefits and help promote your tree program. Instructor Josh Behounek from Davey Resource Group will help attendees explore the various facets of the free i-Tree software and show how the information gained can be useful to support and enhance public and private tree programs. Read more details or go straight to the online registration.
The 2019 Seedling Sale is nearing its close, with orders due by April 15th. (Seedlings may be delivered until early May.) Use the brochure order form and either fax to 413-315-3454 or email to Dave Hawkins. Proceeds of the annual sale support the MTWFA Scholarship Fund. Read more about our scholarships and view the recipients.
The 2019 Scholarship Application is now available to download, fill in, and save the completed form. The submission deadline is February 15. For more information, please visit our Scholarship Page. If you would like to order seedlings to support MTWFA’s scholarship program, please view the 2019 Seedling Brochure to see this year’s tree species and to use the order form inside the brochure.
WMA – the Western Massachusetts Tree Wardens, a sub-chapter of MTWFA! Online registration is now open for the spring dinner meeting at the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton. Need more information, or prefer to register by mail? Download the Spring 2019 registration brochure.