The UMass Extension Forest Conservation Program provides accurate information to woodland owners when they need to make two critical decisions: 1) the potential sale of timber and 2) deciding the future of the land.
The MassWoods website maintained by the UMass Extension Forest Conservation Program has a number of resources and FAQs. Click on the link below for detailed answers and resources.
Plant Diagnostics Laboratory at University of Massachusetts, Amherst accepts specimens related to all woody plants caused by insects, diseases, and/or weeds. Information on fees and guidelines for sending samples is available on this website.
The UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Program publishes weekly landscape pest messages throughout the growing season.