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UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry Program

The UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Program helps to educate landscape, nursery and turf professionals by providing programs and research-based information on the best horticultural practices and technology for environmental stewardship in nursery and landscape management.

41st Annual UMass Community Tree Conference: Challenges and Opportunities for 2020: What’s New in Arboriculture & Urban Forestry? March 10th

Maple treeA one-day conference for tree care professionals, volunteers, and enthusiasts including arborists, tree wardens, urban foresters, foresters, landscape architects and shade tree committee members. Location: UMass Amherst. Find more details at

UMass Extension's GREEN SCHOOL is coming in 2020!

UMass Green School logo Every two years, UMass Extension offers our popular Green School, a comprehensive 12-day certificate short course for Green Industry professionals taught by UMass Extension Specialists and University of Massachusetts faculty. Green School is designed for landscapers, lawn care specialists, nursery operators, sports field managers, public and private grounds managers, arborists and others in the green industry. More details coming soon!
When: Oct. 26 - Dec. 14, 2020, twice weekly from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Doubletree Hotel, Milford, MA.