Tuesday, March 12, 2013
9:00am - 4:00pm
This one-day conference is designed for arborists, tree wardens, municipal managers, city planners, foresters, sugar bush owners and landscape architects who are involved with the management of property, both private and public. The University of Massachusetts Extension, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and the USDA Forest Service sponsor this annual conference.
Strategies & Designs that Promote Urban Tree Survival
Rick W. Harper, UMass Extension Asst. Professor of Urban & Community Forestry
Re-Greening Springfield, A Model for Cities, Towns & Villages
David Bloniarze, USDA Forest Service Urban Forester
Pruning to Reduce the Risk of Tree Failure
Brian Kane, MAA Professor of Commercial Arboriculture, University of Massachusetts
MGL Ch. 87 & the Utility Industry
Tom Brady, Tree Warden of Brookline & Paul Sellers of N-Star
Shade Tree Pathology: What's New & Old
Nicholas Brazee, UMass Extension Pathologist
Insect Pest Management: Where We Stand with Exotic Invasions
Robert Childs, UMass Extension Entomologist
Two Massachusetts pesticide contact hours available for Applicator's License, categories 36 and 40.
Association credits available: 1 CTSP, 1 MCA, 2 MCLP, 5 SAF, and 5 CFE's. ISA credit pending.
For a registration form or to register online using a credit card, go to http://umassgreeninfo.org/ under UPCOMING EVENTS.
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Cost is $65/person for first registration, $40/person for each additional registration from the same company.
Coffee break and parking pass included in registration fee (lunch is on your own).
|Event Website||UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Program|
|Contact via Email|
80 Campus Center Way
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003