​​​​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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Join us for the Upcoming 11/09/17 Noonhour (Eastern) Webcast: 'Performing an Urban Site Assessment of Street Tree Planting Sites' with Bryant Sharenbroch, PhD, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Urban tree health related challenges often arise from underlying site related conditions that typically include soil related problems. Join Prof Bryant Scharenbroch, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, as he discusses the critical attributes of street tree planting site assessment and how practitioners can implement the new ‘rapid urban site index’ to identify potential problems. 

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