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:
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
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.