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Ornamental Tree and Shrub ID & Insect Walk

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Event date/time: 
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Event location: 
Berkshire Botanical Garden
5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge, MA, 01262
$55/pp; $50/pp for 3 or more from the same company (10% discount)
How to Participate: 

Preregistration required as space is limited.

Landscaping with trees and shrubsStudying for the MCH, MCLP, or MCA exam? Want some hands on experience identifying significant landscape plants and their insect pests? This program will be helpful for participants looking to either prepare for one of the exams or to expand your palette of offerings for your clients. Join Dr. Mandy Bayer, Extension Assistant Professor at UMass Amherst, and Tawny Simisky, UMass Extension Entomologist, for a walk around the grounds at one of Massachusetts’ beautiful botanic gardens. This 2-hour walkabout will focus on trees and shrubs with particular seasonal interest as well as insect pests that are active and suggestions for management. Dress for walking; held outdoors rain or shine.


Pesticide credit: 1 pesticide contact hour for categories 36 and Applicator's (Core) License available.
Association credit: 2 ISA, 1 MCA, 1 MCLP, and 1 MCH credits available.

Speaker(s) / Instructor(s): 
Dr. Mandy Bayer, Extension Assistant Professor UMass Amherst, and Tawny Simisky, UMass Extension Entomologist
Contact's name: 
Ellen Weeks
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This event will be recorded: 
5 West Stockbridge Road Stockbridge MA