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!
2023 Massachusetts Qualified Tree Warden Seminar
Earn the Massachusetts Qualified Tree Warden Credential. This six-module course is designed to teach tree wardens what they need to know to fulfill their duties. The 2023 course will run from September through November. Calendar dates are September 6 ~ September 20 ~ October 4 ~ October 18 ~ November 1 ~ November 15. All sessions will be held in Worcester, MA from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm. Limited to 50 participants. The registration deadline is August 15, 2023, or until the course is full. Register TODAY!
Enough of 2020 – Kickstart 2021!
Introducing a different format this year: a bundle of Zoom webinars will replace the annual in-person conference but continue the tradition of quality professional education you’ve come to expect and value. The online events will all take place within the same two-day time period as the traditional January gathering in Sturbridge. On January 12-13, 2021, add to your knowledge and skills, get a head start on earning those needed CEUs, and gain a sense of accomplishment in the first month of the year! See the conference webpage for the details, program, and schedule, and then register here. Please note that each person must register with a unique email address. Each registered attendee will be sent two Zoom links, one for each day of presentations. To earn CEUs you must be logged into the webinar the entire time AND you will be asked to answer intermittent quiz questions as proof of attention.