​​​Urban Forestry Today

​The Urban Forestry Today Webcast Series is sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Department of Environmental Conservation, in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, University of Massachusetts Extension, and Massachusetts Tree Wardens' & Foresters' Association. 

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Upcoming Oct 13 Noonhour (Eastern) Webcast | The Heat Is On: Record Temp's and Landscape Pests 

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1. Watch the webcast and obtain the course code, included in the presentation.

2. Complete the online survey. If the embedded survey (left) does not appear on your screen, click the survey button below.

3. Go to the CE Credit page and complete the appropriate forms for 1.0 ISA CEUs and/or 0.5 MCA CE credits.

Urban Trees and Plymouth Shoreline, Plymouth, MA

Urban Forestry Today
​Noonhour Webcast Series


A continuing education video webcast series for urban forestry/arboriculture professionals.

Chinese hemlock or Eastern hemlock? Human Perception's Research (Dampier et al.)


This video outlines exploratory research regarding two hemlock species.

In a summer set to shatter records join Mike Raupp, Ph.D., University of Maryland, as he outlines how warmer temperatures can alter ranges of pests, the seasonal phenology of insects and mites, and the interactions among plants, herbivores, and their natural enemies. Special emphasis will be placed on urban heat islands in the baking summer of 2016.

To attend live, & receive Free CEU's visit: www.joinwebinar.com and enter the ID code: 471-645-275

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​This broadcast is free and will offer the opportunity for arborists to earn 1.0 ISA CEU and 0.5 MCA credit.

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Rick Harper
Extension Assistant Professor of Urban and Community Forestry

​Department of Environmental Conservation
University of Massachusetts Amherst
160 Holdsworth Way
Amherst, MA 01003