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Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry Program Upcoming Events

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.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
Day 1 of a three-part program. Special topics related to bark beetles will be discussed, including but not limited to detection, monitoring, and prediction systems for the bark beetles and information about their complex fungal associates.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 9:00am
Day 2 of a three-part program. Special topics related to bark beetles will be discussed, including but not limited to detection, monitoring, and prediction systems for the bark beetles and information about their complex fungal associates.
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 9:00am
Day 3 of a three-part program. Special topics related to bark beetles will be discussed, including but not limited to detection, monitoring, and prediction systems for the bark beetles and information about their complex fungal associates.
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:00am
Participants will gain hands-on experience with many important landscape and forest diseases of trees and shrubs. 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 many of the pathogens seen earlier in the day.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 3:00pm
Participants will learn trees and shrubs with fall interest including leaf color and fruit.