36th Annual UMass Community Tree Conference
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When: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Where: Stockbridge Hall, UMass Amherst

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Preserving Trees and Landscapes in a Changing Environment

This one-day conference is designed for tree care professionals, volunteers, and enthusiasts including arborists, tree wardens/municipal tree care professionals, foresters, landscape architects and shade tree committee members. The theme of this year’s conference will involve perspectives relating to the care of mature/vintage trees and their affiliated landscapes, in a time of climatic, regulatory and environmental change. Topics will include:Appraising and Ascribing a Monetary Value to Historic Trees, Pruning and Cabling of Historic Trees, and Updates pertaining to the Latest Landscape Pathogens and Nutrient Management Regulations that may impact those that manage trees and landscapes in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

One pesticide contact hour for categories 36, 40, and 00 (licensed applicator). 4 ISA, 5 SAF, 5.5 CFE, and 1 MCH credits available. MCA and MCLP credits have been requested.

Cost is $65 for first registration, $40/person for each additional registration from the same company.

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