​​​​Urban Forestry Today


 Traditional Container-Grown (CG) Tree Planting


 Soil Sampling


 Introduction

​​​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

Rick Harper
Extension Assistant Professor of Urban and Community Forestry


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


rharper@eco.umass.edu

​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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'Underfoot & Unappreciated: Urban Soils & Stormwater Management ' - Dr. Susan Day, Virginia Tech

Better understand how the soil environment impacts and affects urban tree longevity, performance and key environmental benefits associated with the urban forest, including stormwater management. Dr. Day will also discuss the use of engineered solutions (structural soils, suspended pavement), as well as the effects of soil compaction and remediation measures.

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Urban Trees and Plymouth Shoreline, Plymouth, MA

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