Calendar & Events

RINLA Winter Meeting

RI Nursery & Landscape Association Annual Conference and Trade Show. This year's theme: "From the Ground Up"

Crowne Plaza

Warwick, RI

There’s nothing to fear about calibration and labels

This presentation will cover the different application methods, rates, and target pests that we find on pesticide labels, how to properly calibrate equipment for the application, the pros and cons of the application methods, and why we may choose one over the other when considering label requirements and environmental impact.

Warwick, RI

Urban Tree Symposium (Tower Hill BG)

Urban Tree Symposium: The Future of the Urban Forest

Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Boylston, MA

WEBINAR - Seasonal Variation in Activity and Abundance of Human-Biting Ticks (UMass)

This webinar will cover the ticks’ life cycle and how it impacts the risk of tick-borne disease exposure. Speaker: Dr. Stephen Rich, UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology

online, MA

Urban Forest Connections Webinar (Free)

Phytoremediation of Soils using Fast-Growing Trees in Vacant Lots and Landfills

online, MD

Urban Forest Today Webinar (Free)

The Science of Sap Flow, Dr. Abby van den Berg, University of Vermont

online, MA

Municipal Forestry Institute (SMA)

Annual leadership training for those who plan, manage, or advocate for urban forestry efforts. Feb 23-28. Scholarships may be available. Apply by December 1.

The Lodge at Gulf State Park

Gulf Shores, AL

Pollinators in Our Landscapes Conference (UMass Extension)

The goal of this shared day of education is to hear about the latest research about pollinators, but also to encourage further networking between diverse groups of stakeholders who share at least one common interest: pollinator protection. Hosted by UMass Extension

DoubleTree Hotel

Milford, MA

2020 ASCA Consulting Academy

Begin the process of becoming a Registered Consulting Arborist® (RCA). Feb 26-29.

Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel

Sacramento, CA

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: February 7, 2020.

Quinsigamond State Park

Worcester, MA

Overview for MCA Exam 3.0 (Mass. Arbor. Assoc.)

This course offers an overview of the MCA program including what to expect for the new MCA 3.0 exam material, helpful study tips, a review of key points, and useful strategies for Tree ID.

Elm Bank

Wellesley, MA

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification 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 IS 2.2.20. Members $625, Non-members $750. Day 1 & 2 8-5, Day 3 8-12. 14.5 CEUs

John J Shea Building

Sprinfield, MA

ELA Conference and Eco-Marketplace

March 4-5.

UMass Amherst – Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center

Amherst, MA

Cape Cod Professional Education Seminar and Trade Show

Annual event sponsored by the Cape Cod Landscape Association

Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis

Hyannis, MA

UMass Community Tree Conference

This one-day conference is designed for tree care professionals, volunteers, and enthusiasts including arborists, tree wardens, urban foresters, foresters, landscape architects and shade tree committee members.

Stockbridge Hall - UMass Amherst

AMherst, MA

Urban Forest Connections Webinar (Free)

Topic TBD

online, MD

New England SAF Annual Meeting

NEw England Society of American Foresters Turns 100! Celebrating the Past, Looking to the Future. March 25-27.

Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place

Springfield, MA

TREE Fund Webinar (Free)

Why Do Tree Branches Fail? - Dr. Greg Dahle, West Virginia University

online, WV

CTSP Workshop (TCIA)

Two-Day Advanced Safety/Behavioral Workshop and Certification Exam

Hilton Garden Inn Hartford/Windsor

Windsor, CT

MCA Arborist Exam (Mass. Arborists Assoc.)

Spring exam to become a Massachusetts Certified Arborist

Elm Bank

Wellesley, MA

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: April 1, 2020.

UMass Amherst

Amherst, MA

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: April 1, 2020.

UMAINE ORONO

Orono, ME

Arbor Day (CT, MA, NH, RI)

State Arbor Day Observances

Various, MA

Arbor Day (VT)

Statewide observance of Arbor Day in Vermont

Various, VT

Arbor Week (ME)

Observance of Arbor Week in Maine - May 18-22.

Various, ME

Landscape Pests and Problems Walkabout - Diseases and Weeds (UMass Extension)

Get some hands-on experience scouting and identifying landscape diseases and weed problems.

Acton Arboretum

Acton, MA

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: May 20, 2020

Cooperative Extension

South Paris, ME

Ornamental Tree and Shrub ID and Insect Walk (UMass Extension)

Studying for the MCH, MCLP, or MCA exam? Want some hand’s on experience identifying significant landscape plants to expand your palette of offerings for your clients while also scouting for potential insect problems?

Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Boylston, MA

TREE Fund Webinar (Free)

Fighting Microbes with Microbes to Protect Our Native Trees - Dr. Rachael Antwis, University of Salford

online, UT

Landscape and Forest Tree and Shrub Insect Workshop (UMass Extension)

Join Tawny Simisky, UMass Extension Entomologist, for this workshop where participants will gain hands-on experience with many important landscape and forest insect pests of trees and shrubs.

Fernald Hall - UMass Amherst

Amherst, MA

TREE Fund Webinar (Free)

Enhancing Tree Health in Water Sensitive Urban Design: Role of Mycorrhizae - Dr. Brandon Winfrey, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

online, UT

CTSP Workshop (TCIA)

Two-Day Advanced Safety/Behavioral Workshop and Certification Exam

NEPPA Training Center

Littleton, MA

2020 ISA International Conference and Tradeshow

Albuquerque, New Mexico has been selected as the host city for the 2020 ISA Annual International Conference & Trade Show to be held August 9-12 preceded by the International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC) August 7-9.

Albuquerque, NM

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: August 6, 2020.

Cooperative Extension

South Paris, ME

2020 Tour des Trees

Annual long-distance bicycle tour to benefit TREE Fund. 2020 Location - Colorado

TBD, CO

Ornamental Tree and Shrub ID and Insect Walk (UMass Extension)

Get some hands-on experience scouting and identifying landscape diseases, insects, weeds, and abiotic problems.

TBD, MA

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: September 1, 2020.

VT Forests, Parks & Recreation Department Office Complex Building #2 (Fish & Wildlife)

Essex Junction, VT

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: September 17, 2020.

Doubletree By Hilton - Manchester Downtown

Manchester, NH

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", in beautiful Manchester, New Hampshire. Network, earn CEUs and pesticide credits.

Doubletree By Hilton

Manchester, NH

Green School (UMass Extension)

October 23 - December 10, 2020. Stay tuned for more details.

TBD, MA

SAF National Convention

Annual Conference of the Society of American Foresters. Oct. 28-Nov. 1.

Providence, RI

Partners in Community Forestry Conference

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

Louisville, KY

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: November 19, 2020.

UMAINE ORONO

Orono, ME