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June 2019

Western Mass. Tree Wardens Summer Meeting

June 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bluebonnet Diner, 324 King St. (Route 5)
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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The Summer Dinner Meeting will feature two great speakers. Ken Gooch from the DCR Forest Health Program with updates on the latest forest health conditions to know and watch for, including gypsy moth, emerald ash borer, spotted lanternfly and more. This will be the last official appearance for Ken before he retires! Our other featured speaker will be Russell Holman of Arborway Tree Care, explaining safe work practices for arborists and how safety can save time, money and lives. Don't…

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Ornamental Tree and Shrub ID and Insect Walk

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive
Boylston, MA 01505 United States
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Studying for the MCH, MCLP, or MCA exam? Want some hands-on experience identifying significant landscape plants to expand your palette of offerings for your clients while also scouting for potential insect problems? Join Tawny Simisky, UMass Extension Entomologist, and Mandy Bayer, Extension Assistant Professor at UMass Amherst, for a walk around the grounds at Tower Hill. This will be the perfect time of year to focus on trees and shrubs with particular seasonal interest as well as insect pests that…

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Attracting Wildlife & Obtaining Benefits from Urban Trees

June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online webinar United States

Join Tierney Bocsi, University of Massachusetts, for the June 13th 'Urban Forestry Today' noonhour (Eastern) webcast as she discusses strategies and research findings regarding attracting wildlife and maximizing benefits from urban trees. Attend live & receive Free ISA/MCA CEU's by visiting www.joinwebinar.com & entering: 623-824-819

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Plant Camp! Day #1

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Just starting out in the green industry, taking the MCH exam, or looking to expand your plant palette? UMass Extension's Plant Camp offers a plant ID workshop series that can help! We're starting in 2019 with the first two sessions in this annual series. JUNE 20, 2019 - 9 am to 3:30 pm Day 1: THE BASICS – Get started with “The Basics”. This workshop is for those new to plant material or those that are looking for a refresher on…

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Plant Camp! Day #2

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weston Nurseries, 93 East Main St.
Hopkinton, MA 01748 United States
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Just starting out in the green industry, taking the MCH exam, or looking to expand your plant palette? UMass Extension's Plant Camp offers a plant ID workshop series that can help! We're starting in 2019 with the first two sessions in this annual series. JUNE 27, 2019 - 1 to 4 pm Day 2: NEW INTRODUCTIONS – Let’s talk cultivars. The second workshop in the series can be either a continuation of The Basics or a stand-only workshop for those looking…

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September 2019

Western Mass. Tree Wardens Fall Meeting

September 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bluebonnet Diner, 324 King St. (Route 5)
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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