Mass Tree Wardens Online Conference

05 Jan
When:
January 12, 2021 @ 9:00 am – January 13, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
2021-01-12T09:00:00-05:00
2021-01-13T16:00:00-05:00
Where:
online
Cost:
$0 to 85
Contact:
Karen Doherty
781 894-4759

The Massachusetts Tree Wardens’ and Foresters’ Association Online Conference will be held on January 12th & 13th in a different format due to COVID 19.

The conference will feature a bundle of Zoom webinars that will continue the tradition of quality professional education.

Webinars will include:

January 12th:

9:10 – 10 am             DCR Programs, Grants & Updates           Julie Coop, DCR Urban & Community Forestry Coordinator

10:05 – 11:05 am     Insect Pests of Woody Plants                     Tawny Simisky, UMass Extension

11:10 – 12:10 pm     Managing Key Invasive Plants                  Randy Prostak, UMass Extension

January 13th:

12:40 – 1:40 pm        Adapting Urban & Community Forests to Climate Change      Leslie Brandt, Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science

1:45 – 2:45 pm          Massachusetts Forest Health Update       Nicole Keleher, DCR Forest Health Program

3 – 4 pm                     2020 in Review                                             Nicholas Brazee, UMass Extension

For more information, see the conference webpage at https://masstreewardens.org/annual-conference/

To take part in the conference, register at Kickstart 2021: MTWFA Virtual Event (constantcontact.com).  Note that each person must register from a unique email address. Each registered attendee will be sent two Zoom links, one for each day. To earn CEUs you must be logged into the webinar the entire time AND you will be asked to answer intermittent quiz questions as proof of attention.

For current paid members for 2020, it’s free! The non-member fee of $85 includes a one-year membership for 2021.