Calendar & Events

Webinar: Roots and Stem Rots (Free)

Speakers: Dr. Nick Brazee, Pathologist with UMass Extension, and Dr. Isabel Munck, Forest Pathologist with the U.S. Forest Service. Free, registration required. 3:00pm

This is an online event

Webinar: Extinction of Deer Ticks in North America (Free)

UMass Tick Talk Webinar. Free; registration required. 12:00pm

This is an online event

Webinar: Asian longhorned beetle: A new invasive tree pest in South Carolina (Free)

From Southern Regional Extension Forestry. Free. 1:00pm

This is an online event

Webinar: Trees, People, and Technology (Free)

Free, registration required. 9:00am (EDT)

This is an online event

Webinar: CT Agricultural Experiment Station Updates (Free)

Speakers: Katherine Dugas and Yonghao Li, PhD. Hosted by CTPA. Free, registration required. 12:00pm

This is an online event

Developing an Invasive Plant Management Program (UMass Extension)

Session B of the Invasive Plant Certification Program. 9:00am

This is an online event

Webinar: Forces at an Anchor When Climbing and Rigging (Free)

Presenter: Brian Kane, PhD. – UMass Amherst. Hosted by CTPA. Free, registration required. 12:00pm

This is an online event

Principles of Arboriculture - On Line College Course

The course is designed to introduce students to arboriculture and the care of community trees. Many aspects of tree care are covered, and safety is stressed throughout the course. The course presents a balanced program of practical skills and scientific tree care.

Location

On-Line Class

This is an online event

FREE ZOOM Webinar by CTPA - "Soil Diagnostics and Management Programs."

The session will discuss the basics of soil diagnostics and how to interpret soil performance. Basic functions of the essential
nutrients will be highlighted and how their deficiencies impact plant performance.

ZOOM, CT

FREE ZOOM Webinar by CTPA -"Beech Leaf Disease"

Dr. Robert Marra will discuss the signs and symptoms of Beech Leaf Disease, and current understanding about its development, spread, and management. He will also bring us up to date on oak wilt disease.

ZOOM, CT

Webinar: Biology of Ticks and Other Tick-Borne Disease (Free)

UMass TickTalk Webinar: Free, registration required. 12:00 p.m.

This is an online event

Webinar: Insect Pests in the Landscape (Free)

Urban Forestry Today Webinar. Presenter: Tawny Simisky, UMass Extension. Noon.

This is an online event

Saluting Branches

Volunteer event for arborists at veterans cemeteries. Eight locations in New England & New York. More than 80 Locations across the US. Registration is officially open.

Location

Various

Webinar: Tree Pruning (Free)

Sponsored by University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources; 10:00am

This is an online event

Webinar: Soil Assessment for Urban Trees—Part 2 Actions (Free)

Tree Fund Webinar. Free, registration required. 1:00pm

This is an online event

2020 New England ISA Conference & Trade Show

October 4-6, 2020. Please join us for the New England Chapter ISA Annual Conference & Tradeshow: "Keeping Our Trees In Focus". Network, earn CEUs and pesticide credits. REGISTER TODAY!

Location

On-Line Class

This is an online event

Biological Thresholds in the Context of Climate Adaptation (Free)

Two-day online workshop from the Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center

This is an online event

Mass. Arborist Exam

Exam to become a Massachusetts Certified Arborist

Webinar: Measuring Multi-Stemmed Trees (Free)

TREE Fund Webinar. Presenter: Mr. Yasha A. S. Magarik, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies & Lara Roman, PhD, Research Ecologist, USDA Forest Service, Philadelphia Field Station, Northern Research Station

This is an online event

Webinar: Tick-borne Disease Surveillance in the US (Free)

UMass TickTalk webinar. Free, registration required. 12:00pm

This is an online event

Green School (UMass Extension)

Virtual this year! October 26 - December 10, 2020. Application deadline: October 15.

This is an online event

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) Course

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. Deadline to Register - September 26, 2020.

SAF National Convention

Annual Conference of the Society of American Foresters. A virtual event.

This is an online event

TRAQ Renewal

The ISA TRAQ credential is valid for five years. To reinstate your qualification after each five-year period, you must take a one-day refresher course and exam, the TRAQ Renewal Course, which includes five hours of instruction and three hours to complete the exam. This course is being offered on August 20, 2020 in Brattleboro, Vermont. 5 CEUs. Deadline to register is September 29, 2020.

Society of Municipal Arborists Annual Conference

Location

Louisville, TN

Partners in Community Forestry Conference

Annual conference, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation. November 18-19.

This is an online event

Webinar: Babesiosis (Free)

UMass TickTalk Webinar. Free, registration required. 12:00pm

This is an online event

Webinar: Tree Hazard Awareness (Free)

This webinar provides an opportunity for agents to expand their awareness on tree hazard. Instruction includes an overview of how certified arborists assess trees for risk and make informed decisions from a risk assessment to enhance tree benefits.

This is an online event

2020 ISA Annual International Conference and Tradeshow

Virtual conference. Dec. 15-17

This is an online event

Webinar: Urban Forestry: Pests, Diseases, and Solutions (Free)

This session addresses new and existing threats to urban trees.

This is an online event

ISA Certification Exam

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, out of an abundance of caution, we will be canceling our paper and pencil exams from the remainder of 2020. Computer-based exams can be taken at a Pearson Vue testing center near you.

2021 TCI Virtual Summit ($)

Interactive, three-day, online event from the Tree Care Industry Association

This is an online event

2021 Partners in Community Forestry Conference

Location

Louisville, KY