Author Archives: Karen Doherty

Engineering a Career in Arboriculture: Recruiting Outside the Box

Here’s an excerpt from an great new article by Jamie Magaldi, P.E., MCA, tree warden for the Town of Wilmington and MTWFA board member.  “Perhaps we have been narrow minded to believe that future tree professionals are exclusively seeded in … Continue reading

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Nominate your favorite tree warden!

Nominations are now being accepted for the Tree Warden of the Year award, to be announced at the Annual Conference on January 9, 2018.  Although the nomination brochure is only mailed to “government leaders,” we welcome nominations from any Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Class filled: Qualified Tree Warden Course

Thank you to all for your interest in this exciting new educational opportunity. The class is now filled to capacity. Please be aware that if you did not receive a confirmation email, you are not registered. We regret that we … Continue reading

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Small communities, big communities, in-between communities

The new Qualified Tree Warden training course will cover what tree wardens need to know to do their jobs, no matter what the size of the community.  Sharpen your skills, expand your knowledge, and learn from your colleagues as well … Continue reading

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Register now for the fall meeting

Coming up on September 26th, the fall meeting of the Western Mass Tree Wardens at Northampton’s Bluebonnet Diner will feature perennial favorite Ken Gooch of Mass. DCR and news from the City of Northampton about how its tree program is … Continue reading

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