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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. 

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

Urban Trees and Plymouth Shoreline, Plymouth, MA

​​​​Urban Forestry Today

Obtain CE Credit in three easy steps

Dr. Abby van den Berg, University of Vermont, will describe the science and physiology regarding sap flow in trees, and syrup production.

Attend live & receive Free ISA/MCA CEU's by clicking here or visiting: enter: 858-679-363 @ 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.

 Percolation Testing

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Join Dr. Abby van den Berg, University of Vermont, on the Thursday February 13 

'Urban Forestry Today' Noonhour (Eastern) webcast, as she discusses "The Science of Sap Flow."

 Traditional Container-Grown (CG) Tree Planting

 Soil Sampling


 In-Ground Fabric (IGF) Container Tree Planting

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

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.