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Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry Program Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 9:00am
Come join us to learn ways to make your landscape greener and sustainable.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 9:00am
This session will help participants develop and implement an invasive plant management program. Management tips and strategies will be discussed including herbicide selection and timing, non-chemical strategies and ways to avoid common program pitfalls. This workshop is Session B of the Invasive Plant Certification Program.
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
Join us for a multi-day Earth Day and Arbor Day celebration with Dr. Michael Dirr!
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 8:00am
Join us for a multi-day Earth Day and Arbor Day celebration with Dr. Michael Dirr!
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 3:00pm
Participants will learn key identification features for a variety of spring blooming plants, with an emphasis on ornamental features.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 5:00pm
Get some hands-on experience scouting and identifying landscape diseases, insects, weeds, and abiotic problems.
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
Join Randy Prostak, Extension Weed Specialist, for a walk through the landscape for an up-close look at weed problems in diverse habitats in the park.
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
Get some hands-on experience scouting and identifying landscape diseases, insects, weeds, and abiotic problems.
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 8:30am
Learn about timely topics in pest management for turf and landscapes, featuring soil health/plant health connections and characteristics of herbicides.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 8:00am
UMass Turf Research Field Day is presented on a bi-annual basis to highlight the wide range of research projects currently taking place at the UMass Joseph Troll Turf Research Center in South Deerfield, MA as well as on research being conducted at other locations by University of Massachusetts Turf Program faculty, staff, and graduate students.

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