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UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry Program

The UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Program helps to educate landscape, nursery and turf professionals by providing programs and research-based information on the best horticultural practices and technology for environmental stewardship in nursery and landscape management.

Landscaped trees and lawn Join us via GoToWebinar for a review of the challenges and problems of the 2020 season.

Attendees can choose to attend either the landscape topics session on December 2 or the turf topics session on December 4, or the entire two-day program. Both will be held as live webinars from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm, with three topics on each day. 

For more details, the full schedule, and registration info, go to:

A spotted lanternfly adult. (Image: Lawrence Barringer, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture,

On September 25, 2020 the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) urged Massachusetts residents to report signs of the invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula).