Massachusetts Tree Wardens and Foresters Association



Submit nominations for Tree Warden of the Year through December 9th

There’s still time to submit a nomination for Tree Warden of the Year! The Tree Warden of the Year Award recognizes a tree warden who exhibits leadership, dedication, and a commitment to the profession. MTWFA encourages members to share the criteria and nomination link with local tree committees and other community forestry advocacy groups, such as those who have worked with their local tree warden and can speak to their community involvement. Find out more and submit a nomination online on our website. Nominations accepted through December 9th.

2023 Annual Conference Registration is OPEN

January 10-11, 2023, Sturbridge, MA. Register by January 6th and receive Early Bird Pricing – a $25 savings! Please join us, IN PERSON, for the 2023 Massachusetts Tree Wardens and Foresters Association Annual Conference. As per tradition, the conference will be held at the Sturbridge Host Hotel. Network, enjoy a great trade show space with your favorite exhibitors, and earn CEU’s and Pesticide Credits! CEUs and Pest Credits are pending. REGISTER TODAY!

2023 Annual Conference Exhibitor Registration NOW OPEN

January 10-11, 2023, Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center. Exhibitors! Register TODAY for the 2023 Annual Conference. Space is limited.

October 13 – Western Mass Tree Wardens Dinner Meeting

Western Mass Tree Warden Dinner Meetings are back! Please join us for this education and networking event. $40. MCA and ISA credits have been requested. The registration deadline is October 7th. Register Today!

Apply for a DCR Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grant

Each year, the Department of Conservation and Recreation awards matching grants to municipalities and non-profit organizations in Massachusetts to build capacity for the management of the urban and community forest. All units of local government and nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations are eligible to apply. A variety of projects are eligible, including tree inventories and assessments, management/master plans, funding to support development of a tree nonprofit, staff training, developing a tree bylaw, heritage tree care, tree planting, and more. Intent to Apply due October 1; complete applications due November 1.

Find out more at the DCR Urban and Community Forestry website and contact Julie Coop or Mathew Cahill to discuss your project ideas.

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