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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.

What You Need To Know About Ticks!

Questing deer tick Landscapers, arborists, lawn care professionals, grounds managers, and essentially anyone working outdoors runs the risk of encountering, being bitten by, and contracting a tick-associated disease from multiple tick species in Massachusetts. More details at

* TickTalk with TickReport! A free live webinar series on the 2nd Wednesday of the month (March, April, May, and October) at noon.

* Ticks and Tick-Associated Diseases Conference - April 24, 2019 in Milford, MA