Author Archives: Karen Doherty

Tree Planting and Chainsaw Safety: Registrations Now Open

These popular workshops are again available this spring. Chainsaw Safety will be held on May 16 in Wellesley, and Establishing Trees in Urban Environments (Tree Planting) on June 6 in Andover.

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UMass Summer Pre-College Program Scholarships

Tuition assistance is now available for selected Massachusetts high school students to attend the 2017 UMass Amherst Summer Pre-College Program in Sustainable Tree Care. Designed to introduce current high school students to the college curriculum and a potential career in … Continue reading

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NYS DEC Releases Oak Wilt Video and Poster

The New York State Department of Conservation has released educational materials about how to prevent oak trees from the coming scourge of oak wilt, most urgently by pruning oaks only when dormant. The link to the two-minute video is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kpm6-XEKubs.  … Continue reading

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Register Now for the Western Mass. Spring Meeting

Registration is now available for the spring quarterly meeting of the Western Mass. subgroup of MTWFA.  Register online or download and print the registration brochure, then mail or fax the completed form with your payment. Hope to see you in … Continue reading

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2017 Seedling Order Form Now Available

Seedlings offered for sale include both evergreen and deciduous trees and occasionally, large shrubs. Species and prices vary from year to year based on nursery availability. Minimum order is 100 seedlings. Seedling proceeds support annual scholarships for college arboriculture students. … Continue reading

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