Municipal Pruning and Training Survey

Participate in this survey from Tes Siarnacki, Masters graduate student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, about tree pruning practices in Massachusetts cities and towns. They survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Link to survey.

FREE Webinar – Department of Labor Standards – Woodchipper Inspection

July 18, 2023, 10-10:30am DLS Safety Inspections – Woodchipper Inspections
Link to Webinar Webinar #: 2336 006 2940 Password: Safety2023 (72338920 from phones) Agenda: This webinar will combine the findings from recent DLS safety inspections relating to inspections of accidents occurring during woodchipper operations. You will learn: • Training requirements for woodchippers. • Personal Protective Equipment requirements for operating woodchippers. • Other corrective actions that WSHP required the employer to do.

Western Mass Tree Wardens Summer Dinner Meeting – Deadline to Register June 10th

June 15, 2023. Please join us a the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton for some education and networking. Meet and network with tree wardens, tree companies, and utility arborists at the summer gathering of the Western Mass. chapter. Presentations will include UTILIZING URBAN WOOD – with Nicholas Simmons and Sheldon Finlay and a FOREST HEALTH UPDATE – with Nicole Keleher. Register today!   Download Tri-Fold

DCR Forest Health Workshop Series – Identifying and Managing Forest Pests and Diseases

Join DCR foresters at this walk and talk field series where they will discuss current forest health concerns in Massachusetts. Attendees will learn how to identify the signs and symptoms of common forest pests and diseases, as well as, management options and mitigation techniques. Workshops will be held in different locations across the state on Fridays in June and July. One (1) pesticide contact hour available for Massachusetts categories 35, 36, and applicators license. MCA CEU credits, ISA CEU credits, MA Licensed Forester CFE credits, and MA Timber Harvester credits available.

Find out more and sign up for free by viewing the flyer for the series: Workshop Series Announcement_4-25-2023

2023 Professional Development Series – Trees and Construction

June 7, 2023 Cambridge, MA. Trees are a valuable asset where people live, work, shop, and play. The preservation and protection of existing trees during construction can help ensure healthy trees at the end of a project. Learn how the City of Cambridge manages trees and construction. See several examples during a 2-hour tree tour. 4 CEUs Pending. $50 Members, $75 Non Members. Register Today!

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