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Career Exploration Series - Urban & Community Forestry

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 7:00pm
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Richard Harper, PhD Extension Associate Professor of Urban & Community Forestry University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Richard W. Harper, PhD, is an Extension Associate Professor of Urban & Community Forestry at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Rick is a Past President of the International Society of Arboriculture - New England Chapter (NEC ISA) and is an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist.

He currently teaches courses in urban & community forestry and human dimensions of natural resources and administers an applied integrated research and extension program in urban forestry.

He received his Ph.D. in Forest Resources-Arboriculture from UMass and an MS in Entomology from the University of Nebraska Lincoln.

He is a recipient of ISA’s ‘Early Career Scientist’ award and the ‘Public Education Award’ from Tree Canada.


Contact 4-H Educator, Angelica Paredes to receive the Zoom link.

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