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Ornamental Tree and Shrub ID & Insect Walk June 27

Redbud in bloom
June 27, 2023

Studying 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 Tawny Simisky, UMass Extension Entomologist, and Mandy Bayer, Horticulturist and Landscape Plant Specialist, for a walk around the grounds the New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill, 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.

Credits: 1 pesticide contact hour for categories 36 and Applicator's (Core) License; 1 MCA, 1 MCLP, and 1 MCH credits. ISA credit requested. Preregistration required as space is limited. For details, go to

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