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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.

Landscaped trees and lawn Join us via GoToWebinar for a review of the challenges and problems of the 2020 season.

Attendees can choose to attend either the landscape topics session on December 2 or the turf topics session on December 4, or the entire two-day program. Both will be held as live webinars from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm, with three topics on each day. 

For more details, the full schedule, and registration info, go to: https://ag.umass.edu/landscape/events/fall-wrap-up-landscape-woody-ornamental-122-or-turf-124-topics

A spotted lanternfly adult. (Image: Lawrence Barringer, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org)

On September 25, 2020 the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) urged Massachusetts residents to report signs of the invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula).