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 Professional Development Series – CPR, First Aid, AED, and Stop the Bleed
March 22, 2023 Worcester, MA. Do you need to get your CPR, First Aid, and AED certificate, or do you need to renew? This class is for you! Don’t miss this chance to get your American Heart Association Certificate. This course will be taught by Heart Start CPR. 4 CEUs are pending. Limited to 20 participants. $105 Member, $125 Non-Member. Register TODAY!
2023 Professional Development Series – Chainsaw Safety and Storm Clean Up
April 13, 2023 Hadley, MA. This course will review chainsaw safety features, proper personal protective equipment, proper tree felling, and storm clean-up techniques. This course will combine classroom time with an outdoor demonstration. Hard hats, ear protection and safety glasses will be required for the demonstration portion of the course. 6 CEUs are pending. Limited to 30 participants. 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!
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.