Ornamental Tree and Shrub ID and Insect Walk (UMass Extension)
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Studying for the MCH, MCLP, or MCA exam? Want some hands on experience identifying significant landscape plants to expand your palette of offerings for your clients while also scouting for potential insect problems? Join Tawny Simisky, Extension Entomologist, and Mandy Bayer, Extension Assistant Professor at UMass Amherst, for a walk around the grounds at Tower Hill. This will be the perfect time of year to focus on trees and shrubs with particular seasonal interest as well as insect pests that are active. Dress for walking; held outdoors rain or shine.
One pesticide contact hour for category 36 and Applicators License available. ISA, MCA, MCH, MCLP and AOLCP credits have been requested.
Preregistration required as space is limited; the cost is $50 or $45 per person for three or more registrations from the same company (10% discount). For more information, go to www.umassgreeninfo.org or contact the UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery, and Urban Forestry Program at (413) 545-0895 or [email protected].