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June 2020

Webinar: Spotted Lanternfly – Future of DNA Monitoring

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join UMass Extension’s Landscape, Nursery, and Urban Forestry Program and UMass Extension’s Fruit Program for an exciting FREE series of seven webinars focusing on the impact, monitoring, and management of invasive insects in Massachusetts and the nation. Topics will include the spotted lanternfly, spotted wing drosophila, brown marmorated stink bug, emerald ash borer, gypsy moth, Asian longhorned beetle, and more! Webinars will be held from Noon-1:00 PM on May 21, May 28, June 4, June 9, June 16, June 23, and June 30,…

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Webinar: Response to the Spotted Lanternfly in Pennsylvania

June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online webinar United States

Join UMass Extension’s Landscape, Nursery, and Urban Forestry Program and UMass Extension’s Fruit Program for an exciting FREE series of seven webinars focusing on the impact, monitoring, and management of invasive insects in Massachusetts and the nation. Topics will include the spotted lanternfly, spotted wing drosophila, brown marmorated stink bug, emerald ash borer, gypsy moth, Asian longhorned beetle, and more! Webinars will be held from Noon-1:00 PM on May 21, May 28, June 4, June 9, June 16, June 23, and June 30,…

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Western Mass. Tree Wardens Summer Meeting

June 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bluebonnet Diner, 324 King St. (Route 5)
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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This event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back to the calendar for status of the September meeting!

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Urban Forestry Today Webcast: What’s My Tree Worth?

June 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online webinar United States

What's My Tree Worth? Tree Appraisal Case Studies Join Lindsey Purcell, Purdue University in a return appearance to further outline examples and case studies of tree appraisal in the urban environment. Attend live and receive Free ISA/MCA CEU's by clicking here or by visiting www.joinwebinar.com and entering code 587-288-603 Broadcast availability will be limited to the first 500 live attendees - first come, first served.

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Webinar: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Massachusetts

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online webinar United States

Join UMass Extension’s Landscape, Nursery, and Urban Forestry Program and UMass Extension’s Fruit Program for an exciting FREE series of seven webinars focusing on the impact, monitoring, and management of invasive insects in Massachusetts and the nation. Topics will include the spotted lanternfly, spotted wing drosophila, brown marmorated stink bug, emerald ash borer, gypsy moth, Asian longhorned beetle, and more! Webinars will be held from Noon-1:00 PM on May 21, May 28, June 4, June 9, June 16, June 23, and June 30,…

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Webinar: EAB and Progress of Biocontrol

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online webinar United States

Join UMass Extension’s Landscape, Nursery, and Urban Forestry Program and UMass Extension’s Fruit Program for an exciting FREE series of seven webinars focusing on the impact, monitoring, and management of invasive insects in Massachusetts and the nation. Topics will include the spotted lanternfly, spotted wing drosophila, brown marmorated stink bug, emerald ash borer, gypsy moth, Asian longhorned beetle, and more! Webinars will be held from Noon-1:00 PM on May 21, May 28, June 4, June 9, June 16, June 23, and June 30,…

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Webinar: Massachusetts Invasive Trees + Shrubs

June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online webinar United States

Join UMass Extension’s Landscape, Nursery, and Urban Forestry Program and UMass Extension’s Fruit Program for an exciting FREE series of seven webinars focusing on the impact, monitoring, and management of invasive insects in Massachusetts and the nation. Topics will include the spotted lanternfly, spotted wing drosophila, brown marmorated stink bug, emerald ash borer, gypsy moth, Asian longhorned beetle, and more! Webinars will be held from Noon-1:00 PM on May 21, May 28, June 4, June 9, June 16, June 23, and June…

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July 2020

A2: State Regulations Pertaining to Invasive Plant Management

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center, 219 Littleton Road
Westford, Massachusetts 01886
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UMass Extension's 2020 Invasive Plant Management Certification ag.umass.edu/landscape/upcoming-events Location: Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center, Westford MA This 4-day program helps participants meet the unique challenges of managing invasive plants. A certificate in INVASIVE PLANT MANAGEMENT may be obtained by attending all four sessions (details below) and obtaining a passing grade on each. To earn the certificate, sessions A1 - A3 can be taken in any order, but must be taken prior to Session B: Developing an Invasive Plant Management Program. Attendees are encouraged to take…

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August 2020

A3: The Invasive Plant Issue and Invasive Plant Identification

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center, 219 Littleton Road
Westford, Massachusetts 01886
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UMass Extension's 2020 Invasive Plant Management Certification ag.umass.edu/landscape/upcoming-events Location: Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center, Westford MA This 4-day program helps participants meet the unique challenges of managing invasive plants. A certificate in INVASIVE PLANT MANAGEMENT may be obtained by attending all four sessions (details below) and obtaining a passing grade on each. To earn the certificate, sessions A1 - A3 can be taken in any order, but must be taken prior to Session B: Developing an Invasive Plant Management Program. Attendees are encouraged to take…

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B: Developing an Invasive Plant Management Program

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center, 219 Littleton Road
Westford, Massachusetts 01886
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UMass Extension's 2020 Invasive Plant Management Certification ag.umass.edu/landscape/upcoming-events Location: Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center, Westford MA This 4-day program helps participants meet the unique challenges of managing invasive plants. A certificate in INVASIVE PLANT MANAGEMENT may be obtained by attending all four sessions (details below) and obtaining a passing grade on each. To earn the certificate, sessions A1 - A3 can be taken in any order, but must be taken prior to Session B: Developing an Invasive Plant Management Program. Attendees are encouraged to take…

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September 2020

Western Mass. Tree Wardens Fall Meeting

September 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bluebonnet Diner, 324 King St. (Route 5)
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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Save the date for this popular buffet dinner meeting - more information to come.

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October 2020

Green School 2020

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Doubletree Hotel Milford, 11 Beaver St.
Milford, MA 01757 United States
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UMass Extension’s Green School is a comprehensive course for horticultural professionals who wish to gain an understanding of economically feasible and environmentally responsible plant and land care practices and the relation of those practices to the protection of the environment. Click here for complete description and registration information. The course will begin on October 26 and continue through December 10, 2020. Please see note below regarding registration. This course is designed for practitioners such as landscapers, lawn care specialists, nursery…

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January 2021

Annual Conference 2021

January 12, 2021 - January 13, 2021
Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center, 366 Main Street
Sturbridge, MA 01566 United States
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