• Posted on December 5, 2017

    UMASS Arbor Needs Your Help!

    Write an email or send a letter to support the UMASS Arbor program! The new UMASS Amherst Dean of the College of Natural Sciences, Dr. Tricia Serio, is deciding whether to re-hire the Lecturer position that will be vacated when Mark Reiland resigns at the end of this semester. (As a reminder, Mark replaced Dr. Dennis Ryan.)

  • Posted on December 15, 2017

    TREE Fund Grant and Scholarship Applications Open in January

    Online applications for the following TREE Fund grants and scholarships will be open January 15 – March 15 at

  • Posted on November 7, 2017

    Municipal Forestry Institute (MFI) Registration is Now Open

    Registration is now open for the Society of Municipal Arborists Municipal Forestry Institute (MFI) to be held February 18-23, 2018 in Litchfield, CT. Registration is open until December 1 or until the class is full.

  • Posted on November 6, 2017

    2017 Trek des Trees Winners Announced

    Team Youngold takes back the championship as winners of the 2017 Trek des Trees. After a two year rein in first they lost the top seat last year to The Wizened Geezers. Help us congratulate this team comprised of father and son as they have scored highest, taken back first place, and won the grand prize!

  • Posted on November 2, 2017

    Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program 2018 Request for Proposals

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC), in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), USDA Forest Service (USFS), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), FedEx and Southern Company are pleased to solicit applications for the 2018 Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration program. The Five Star and Urban Waters program will award approximately $2 million in grants nationwide.

  • Posted on October 10, 2017

    Rhode Island State Report for Fall 2017

    New England Chapter State Reprentative, Jason Vickers, submitted the RI state report. It didn't quite make it to the newsletter, but we wanted you to see it!

  • Posted on October 9, 2017

    ISA Gold Leaf Award Presented

    2017 ISA Gold Leaf Award Presented to Worcester Tree Initiative.

  • Posted on October 9, 2017

    2017 Student Scholarships are Awarded

    $3000 was awarded to two UMASS students at this year's annual conference and trade show in Southbridge MA on October 2, 2017.

  • Posted on October 9, 2017

    2017 Dr. H. Dennis P. Ryan III Award Recipient Named

    Richard Herfurth receives the New England ISA highest honor!

  • Posted on October 6, 2017


    October 2, 2017, Southbridge, MA. The New England Chapter ISA ran its first ever Heads or Tails Raffle to benefit the Tree Fund at their recent Annual Conference and Trade Show at he Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center. See the full article to see how much was raised!