2018 Mass Tree Wardens Conference

07 Dec
When:
January 8, 2019 @ 7:45 am – January 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
2019-01-08T07:45:00-05:00
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Where:
Sturbridge Host Hotel
366 Main Street
Sturbridge
MA
Cost:
$170 - $215
Contact:
MTWFA
781-894-4759
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The Massachusetts Tree Wardens’ and Foresters’ Association will hold its 106th Annual Conference on January 8th and 9th at the Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center.  The conference will feature a range of workshops and the MTWFA trade show.

Tuesday’s program will include the following topics:

·         Urban & Community Forestry Update

·         Conducting Climbing Gear Inspections

·         Innovations in PPE

·         Shifts in Bee Species Composition

·         Integrated Vegetation Management

·         Forest Health Update

·         Scenic Roads Law and Public Tree Management

 

Tuesday’s sessions will include:

·         Updates to the ANSI Safety Standards

·         Trees in the Big Apple

·         Tree Safety from an OSHA Perspective

·         Integrating Tree Growth Regulators into Vegetation Management

·         Pests & Pathogens Found in 2018

 

Cost of the Conference is $170 to $215.

For more information, see www.masstreewardens.org