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Countdown to conference!

Just a few more days before the 104th conference…. Registration is available online. You can also register using the conference brochure – just download, print, and use that old standby, the pen. Or you can use the fillable registration form … Continue reading

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Gordon King 1918-2016

Gordon S. King of Livingston, New York, formerly of Leverett, Massachusetts, died on Monday October 17, 2016. He was 98 years old. Professor King was a longtime professor of arboriculture at the University of Massachusetts. Gordon (a.k.a. “Prof King”) was … Continue reading

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Nominate your favorite tree warden now

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Tree Warden of the Year.  If you know an “unsung hero”  who should be recognized, we encourage you to use the nomination form on the second page of the current brochure. You … Continue reading

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UMass Summer 2017 Program in Arboriculture

For the past three summers, UMass and Stockbridge have offered a “pre-college” course in Arboriculture & Urban Forestry for high school students. The course will run for one week (35 hours of training—in the classroom and in the field) in … Continue reading

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Julie Steiner publishes article about the Tree Wardens

After speaking on the Chapter 87 panel at last year’s annual conference, Julie Steiner, J.D., published “Guardians of Municipal Public Trees:  Commonwealth of Massachusetts Tree Wardens’ Authority and Accountability,” 38 W. NEW ENG. L. REV. 377 (2016). The scholarly article … Continue reading

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