​​​Here we answer common questions and offer helpful do-it-yourself tips about tree planting, soil sampling, and the environment:

 In-Ground Fabric (IGF) Container Tree Planting

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

2. Complete the online survey. Click on the survey on the left or on the 'Take 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.

Rick Harper
Extension Associate Professor of Urban and Community Forestry

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


​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. 

Urban Trees and Plymouth Shoreline, Plymouth, MA

For more information:

Join Lindsey Purcell, Purdue University, on the Thursday March 12 'Urban Forestry Today' Noonhour (Eastern) webcast, as he discusses "Whats My Tree Worth? An Introduction to Tree Appraisal"

Lindsey Purcell, Purdue University, will outline the foundations of tree appraisal utilizing the principles of the 10th edition of the 'Guide for Plant Appraisal'.

Attend live & receive Free ISA/MCA CEU's by clicking here or visiting: http://www.joinwebinar.com enter: 531-574-315 @ Noon (Eastern)

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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.

​​​​Urban Forestry Today

 Traditional Container-Grown (CG) Tree Planting

 Soil Sampling


 Percolation Testing

Urban Forestry Today 'Do-It-Yourself' Video Series