Massachusetts Tree Wardens and Foresters Association



October 26 – Proper Tree Planting

October 26, 2022. Register today for the next 2022 Professional Development Series offering, Proper Tree Planting. This workshop will be led by Northampton tree warden, Rich Parasiliti. Learn how to perform a site assessment, establish trees in an urban environment, and proper tree planting techniques. Please click here for more information and to register. Limited to 40 people. 3 CEUs pending.

June 9th – Western Mass Summer Dinner Meeting

June 9, 2022. Join us for the Western Mass Summer Dinner Meeting at the infamous Bluebonnet Diner. Speakers will feature Mat Cahill from Mass DCR and Tawny Simisky from UMass Extension. Please click here for more information and to register. Or download the registration brochure here. The registration deadline is June 6th.

May 18th – MTWFA Field Day – Free CEU Event

May 18, 2022.  MTWFA 2022 Field Day. See the exhibitors you missed at the 2022 MTWFA Conference! Enjoy a delicious barbeque lunch from Big Pig Barbeque and ice cream from Cool Cow Ice Cream! Earn a CEU! Join us at the beautiful Pine Banks Park on May 18th from 9am-1pm.  This is a FREE event for anyone that was registered for the 2022 Annual Conference, but all are welcome and everyone must register. This fun field day will feature exhibitors including, but not limited to: Amherst Nurseries, All Access Equipment, Altec Industries, AutoBeGreen, BMC Corp, Cleaves Company,  IML North America, Mass DCR, OESCO, Rainbow Ecoscience, United Construction and Forestry, and Vegetation Control Services. This event will include tours of the property highlighting common tree risk issues and a proper tree planting demonstration. REGISTER TODAY!


Chainsaw Safety and Storm Clean Up Training – Course is FULL

May 5, 2022. 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. 6 CEUs are pending. Limited to 25 participants. Course is Full. Contact us at staff@masstreewardens to be placed on the waitlist.

Tree Warden of the Year – Alex Sherman

Congratulations to the recipient of this year’s award for Tree Warden of the Year, Alex Sherman of the City of Springfield. The award was presented virturally by President Arthur Goodhind at the association’s annual meeting on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. View this page to read more about the award and scroll down to view a press release about Alex.

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