• Posted on January 30, 2018


    By Mollie Freilicher, with input from Dr. Dennis Ryan Arborists are often working in all seasons and in many types of weather. Each season has its challenges. One of the biggest challenges in winter is – not surprisingly—the cold. Make sure that you and your crews are staying warm enough to work safely and comfortably. Some things to consider:

  • Posted on January 30, 2018


    A Student’s Internship Experience in the Tree Care Industry By Megan Kacenski, student, and Rick Harper, Professor – UMASS

  • Posted on January 30, 2018


    Qualification · Requalification · Level III Workshop - New England ISA's 2018 TRAQ Offerings

  • Posted on January 2, 2018

    TREE Fund Announces the 2018 Tour des Trees Route

    The route for the 2018 Tour des Trees in Ohio has been announced! Registration opens January 17, 2018.

  • 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

    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.