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.
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.
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
Thank you to all who attended and and all who helped to make this another successful conference! Registration numbers set an all-time ecord, and the educational program was outstanding. Learning, networking, and camaraderie made for a great two-day event. We can’t do it without you!
This software suite from the USDA Forest Service and its partners is filled with tools to help you analyze your urban forest and assess and measure its benefits. A new online training seminar series will take place monthly, with live, interactive sessions led by members of the i-Tree development team and other instructors. The series begins Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 1:00 PM (Eastern) and continues monthly on the third Wednesday, beginning at the same time. The sessions will provide a in-depth examination of the i-Tree tools and give you the opportunity to explore the software on your own between each session. Find out more information and how to join in at the Urban Natural Resources Institute.