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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.

Spring Kickoff for Landscapers: UMass Extension's Landscape Education Day
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Sustainable landscaping uses multiple management strategies that seek to reduce negative impacts on the environment while maintaining aesthetically pleasing landscapes. Learn about effective pest management strategies and practices that provide beautiful and environmentally friendly landscapes for your customers.

40th Annual UMass Community Tree Conference: Species Selection in the Urban Landscape - Professional Perspectives

Trees with sunlight A one-day conference designed for tree care professionals, volunteers, and enthusiasts including arborists, tree wardens/municipal tree care specialists, foresters, landscape architects and shade tree committee members. The conference features presenters who will examine how they select trees and other vegetation to address specific scenarios such as public safety and climate change. For the full schedule and how to register, go to