Rick Harper
Extension Assistant 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. 

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Upcoming September 1 Noonhour (Eastern) Webcast | The Science and Practice of Cabling and Bracing  

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


This video outlines exploratory research regarding two hemlock species.

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Urban Trees and Plymouth Shoreline, Plymouth, MA

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Urban Forestry Today
​Noonhour Webcast Series


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

In the Arboriculture/Urban Forestry profession, many are familiar with the practice of cabling and bracing to help provide support and stability for overextended and weakly attached limbs. Join Mark Reiland, University of Massachusetts, as he outlines the fundamentals, and provides an update about emerging knowledge, pertaining to the science and practice of cabling and bracing.

To attend live, & receive Free CEU's visit: www.joinwebinar.com and enter the ID code: 116-178-939

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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.