i-Tree Workshop Coming to Acton

Join the group on June 4th at the training classroom in the Acton Public Safety Facility to learn how to use the latest i-Tree tools to quantify tree benefits and help promote your tree program. Instructor Josh Behounek from Davey Resource Group will help attendees explore the various facets of the free i-Tree software and show how the information gained can be useful to support and enhance public and private tree programs. Read more details or go straight to the online registration.

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Arbor Day Seedling Sale – Hurry Before it Ends!

The 2019 Seedling Sale is nearing its close, with orders due by April 15th. (Seedlings may be delivered until early May.) Use the brochure order form and either fax to 413-315-3454 or email to Dave Hawkins. Proceeds of the annual sale support the MTWFA Scholarship Fund. Read more about our scholarships and view the recipients.

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2019 Scholarships and Seedlings

The 2019 Scholarship Application is now available to download, fill in, and save the completed form. The submission deadline is February 15.  For more information, please visit our Scholarship Page. If you would like to order seedlings to support MTWFA’s scholarship program, please view the 2019 Seedling Brochure to see this year’s tree species and to use the order form inside the brochure.

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Register Now for the WMA Spring Meeting

WMA – the Western Massachusetts Tree Wardens, a sub-chapter of MTWFA! Online registration is now open for the spring dinner meeting at the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton. Need more information, or prefer to register by mail? Download the Spring 2019 registration brochure.

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Thanks for a great conference!

As the 2019 Annual Conference fades into memory, we thank all who came and supported the association. If you were there, you know that this conference set yet another record for attendance, great student turnout, and a robust presence of exhibitors! The speaker lineup was a strong one, with varied programs that offered plentiful arborist, landscaper, and safety-specific credits. Another highlight was the awards ceremony. Congratulations to Richard Parasiliti, City of Northampton, who received the Tree Warden of the Year Award, and to Mollie Freilicher, Mass. DCR Urban & Community Forestry, who received the President’s Award for her initiative and major support to make the Qualified Tree Warden program become a reality in 2018. Stay tuned for photos!

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