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Landscape and Forest Tree and Shrub Disease Workshop

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Event date/time: 
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Event location: 
Fernald Hall, UMass Amherst

(Rescheduled from 9/14/19). Join Nick Brazee, UMass Extension Plant Pathologist, for this workshop where participants will gain hands-on experience with many important landscape and forest diseases of trees and shrubs. The UMass Amherst campus offers a wide variety of ornamental and forest trees and shrubs of all ages. Selected diseases will range from leaf spots, needle casts, root rot, stem cankers, rusts, anthracnose and more. An introductory lecture will review the basics of diagnostic plant pathology followed by a walking tour of campus. The day will end with a laboratory session using microscopy to view prepared slides.

Pesticide & Professional Certification Credits

5 pesticide contact hours in categories 29, 35, 36 and Applicator’s License will be offered; valid for equivalent categories in all New England states.
Association credits: 5.5 ISA, 5.5 CFE (cat 1), 5 SAF (cat 1), 2 MCA, 2 MCLP, and 1 MCH credits. 


Pre-registration required as seating is limited; the cost is $150.  Lunch is on your own, morning coffee will be provided. 

This workshop is now FULL. If you would like to be on the wait list, contact Ellen Weeks at 413-545-0895 or Please provide your daytime contact info.  


Contact's name: 
Ellen Weeks
Contact's phone: 
Contact's email: 
270 Stockbridge Road
Amherst, MA 01003
270 Stockbridge Road Amherst MA