2023 Annual Conference Exhibitor Registration NOW OPEN

January 10-11, 2023, Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center. Exhibitors! Register TODAY for the 2023 Annual Conference. Space is limited.

October 13 – Western Mass Tree Wardens Dinner Meeting

Western Mass Tree Warden Dinner Meetings are back! Please join us for this education and networking event. $40. MCA and ISA credits have been requested. The registration deadline is October 7th. Register Today!

Apply for a DCR Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grant

Each year, the Department of Conservation and Recreation awards matching grants to municipalities and non-profit organizations in Massachusetts to build capacity for the management of the urban and community forest. All units of local government and nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations are eligible to apply. A variety of projects are eligible, including tree inventories and assessments, management/master plans, funding to support development of a tree nonprofit, staff training, developing a tree bylaw, heritage tree care, tree planting, and more. Intent to Apply due October 1; complete applications due November 1.

Find out more at the DCR Urban and Community Forestry website and contact Julie Coop or Mathew Cahill to discuss your project ideas.

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.

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