Author Archives: Karen Doherty

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 … Continue reading

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Going Virtual

Like so many other organizations working to ensure everyone’s safety in this crazy year, the Massachusetts Tree Wardens’ and Foresters’ Association board has decided to hold our annual meeting and conference online. Watch for plenty of opportunities to earn CEUS … Continue reading

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New Video Shows the Urban Forest Strike Team in Action

Tyler Stevenson and other state staff in Ohio have developed a short video to summarize their use of the Urban Forest Strike Team (UFST) to assess tree damage in  the Dayton area after tornados struck there in 2019. The Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Financial Assistance Is Available for UMass Green School

UMass Extension’s Green School is a comprehensive 12-day certificate short course for Green Industry professionals taught by UMass Extension Specialists, University of Massachusetts faculty, and guest presenters. For eligible employers, the Green School registration fee may be partially reimbursed (up to 50%) through … Continue reading

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UMass Green School Update

Green School is going VIRTUAL! The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated a temporary shift to remote delivery, and thus dramatic changes in the way that UMass will be offering the program for 2020. Click here for complete information on this course. Green School is … Continue reading

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