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 as the instructors. Here’s how to register online. The course size will be limited. For more information, visit this page on our website.
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 making progress and getting things done. Register online here, or use the paper brochure in the mail, or download the brochure here.
Come for the dinner meeting at the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton on June 20th to hear Nick Brazee from UMass Extension on the latest on forest health conditions in Massachusetts, and Dan Mayer describing how he has grown Mayer Tree Service with his investment in cutting edge tree care equipment and strong commitment to company safety. Register now to reserve your place. Registration closes on June 15th. ISA and MCA-MCLP credits have been requested.
We are saddened to report the passing of Tom Houston on April 24 following a brief illness. There will be a memorial service on June 10, 2017 from 2-4 pm in Memorial Hall at UMass Amherst. Tom was a longtime teacher and helped many get started in the industry. Read the obituary here.
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.