ELA Conference & Eco Marketplace

12 Feb
March 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am – March 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Campus Center, UMass Amherst
1 Campus Center Way
$145 - $375
617 436-5838

The Ecological Landscaping Association will holds its 2019 Conference & Eco-Marketplace at the Murray D Lincoln Campus Center at UMass Amherst on March 6th & 7th.

The conference will include the following forestry presentations and topics

March 6th

9:00-10:30am  Climate Change and Its Effects on Trees and Their Relationship to Insects — Dr. Dan Herms, The Davey Tree Expert Company

11:00am−12:30pm  What Is the Carbon Value of Trees Across Developed Landscapes? — Dr. Lucy R. Hutyra, Boston University

2:00–3:30pm  The Birds and the Trees: Managing the Urban Forest for Wildlife  — Dr. Susannah Lerman, University of Massachusetts

4:00−5:30pm  When to Call an Arborist: Diagnosing Tree Ailments  — Dr. Ann Hazelrigg, University of Vermont

March 7th

9:00−10:30am  Who Is Eating My Trees? An Overview of Insect Pests in the Managed Landscape — Dr. Ann Hazelrigg, University of Vermont

11:00am−12:30pm  Life on the Dark Side: Exploring the Relationship between Fungi and Plants — Tara Mitchell, Massachusetts Department of Transportation


Cost of the conference ranges between $145 and $375

For information, either call (617) 436-5838 or see www.ecolandscaping.org