- This event has passed.
DATE CHANGE: UMass Tree Conference
March 5 @ 8:45 am - 3:30 pm
****Due to a scheduling conflict, the UMass Community Tree Conference has been rescheduled to Monday, March 5, AND the location has changed to the UMass Campus Center Auditorium. The 39th annual UMass Tree Conference will focus on ecological perspectives of the urban forest. This one-day event is designed for tree care professionals, volunteers, and enthusiasts including arborists, tree wardens/municipal tree care specialists, foresters, landscape architects and shade tree committee members.
Topics will include: Safe Pruning Practices to Reduce Risk and Enhance Wildlife, iTree as a Tool for Assessing Urban Wildlife Habitat & Landscapes, An Introduction to Using UAV’s (Drones) to Inventory Resources, and From the Diagnostic Lab: What Can We Expect This Growing Season?
Sponsored by UMass Extension in cooperation with the UMass Dept. of Environmental Conservation, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and the USDA Forest Service Urban Natural Resources Institute.