​​​​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 05/03/18 for the 'Urban Forestry Today' broadcast at noon (Eastern):

"All Those Urban Trees We Plant...How Are They Doing?" with Lara Roman, Ph.D., USDA Forest Service

Municipal planting initiatives ensue across the country & around the globe, but what do we know about mortality/survival of these urban trees?

Join Dr. Lara Roman, Research Ecologist, USDA FS, as she discusses research results & lessons learned to help increase urban tree planting success.

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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.

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

Urban Trees and Plymouth Shoreline, Plymouth, MA

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