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 Northampton!

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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. Download the fillable order form or  read more information.

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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 – just download the form, fill it on your computer, save it to your computer, and then submit however you like.
We do recommend using the online link for secure credit card payments.

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Gordon King 1918-2016

Gordon King 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 an energetic individual who worked with numerous organizations to promote the professional development of the arboriculture industry including The Massachusetts Arborists Association, The International Society of Arboriculture (President 1980) and the Massachusetts Tree Wardens and Foresters Association. In his spare time Professor King ran a “pick your own” blueberry farm and Christmas Tree Farm on 35 acres of land that he owned in Leverett which he eventually donated to the Town.

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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 can read more information and criteria for nomination here.  

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