Dr. Rick W. Harper
Extension Associate Professor of Urban and Community Forestry

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



​​​​Urban Forestry Today

 Traditional Container-Grown (CG) Tree Planting

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Selection practices of the past have shaped the urban forests of today, while the trees we plant at present should live for many years (or centuries) into the future. Join Lara Roman, PhD, 6/08/23 @ Noon (Eastern) as she discusses the historical context and future aspirations of our contemporary urban forest, and how we can be part of shaping this legacy. ​

The fee for this Live 2-hr Broadcast is $20 USD & will support the New England Chapter of ISA. Certified arborists in attendance will have the opportunity to earn 2.0 ISA/1.0 MCA CEUs. Pre-register to attend by clicking here or visit www.tinyurl.com/uftsummit2023 

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​​​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

 Percolation Testing

Urban Trees and Plymouth Shoreline, Plymouth, MA

 Soil Sampling

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

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Urban Forestry Today’s ‘Summer Tree Summit’ returns Thursday June 08 from 

Noon-2PM (Eastern) with Dr. Lara Roman, USDA Forest Service.