Stay up to date with the emerald ash borer (EAB) detection map from the Massachusetts Department of Agriculture (MDAR). The current map shows recent finds in Westfield, Southampton, and Springfield.
Registration is now available for the Western Mass. chapter’s summer dinner meeting at the Bluebonnet Diner in Northampton. Register online, or use the brochure to sign up via postal mail or fax. Come for the great DCR speakers, arborist and pesticide credits, good diner food, fun people, or all of the above!
A new discovery of emerald ash borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Belchertown. Massachusetts DCR Forest Health program has provided two updated maps: a town-by-town map of EAB detections and a map of EAB detections showing areas of immediate infestation concern..
With the recent discovery in Vermont of emerald ash borer, there will likely be an ever-increasing need to dispose of the wood from dead and dying trees. One organization in the Midwest is coming up with innovative solutions to repurpose urban trees that are removed. Learn more about the Urban Wood Network
Western Mass. Tree Wardens (chapter of MTWFA) and Southeastern Mass. Tree Wardens (SEMTWAA) are each holding a quarterly dinner meeting in March. View the Western Mass. brochure here. You can register online for the Western Mass. meeting in Northampton. View the Southeastern Mass. flyer here. To register for the Southeastern Mass. meeting in Middleboro, send an email to SEMTWAA.