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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.

Street trees Join Dr. Dave Nowak, USDA Forest Service, for this expanded 2-hr presentation-discussion live via GoToWebinar about the state of our urban forests as he contextualizes current urban forestry research by re-visiting our roots and highlighting our next discoveries on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. 

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The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) recently announced that the Massachusetts Pesticide Board Subcommittee passed a ruling in March regarding the registration and use of neonicotinoids in the Commonwealth. The ruling will ultimately eliminate access to neonicotinoids for non-agricultural outdoor applications by people who are not licensed or certified.