Calendar & Events

Risk and Resiliency: Adapting to Connecticut's Changing Climate (CT ASLA)

A general interest program for legislators, staff, design professionals, and the public about the science of sea level rise, climate change impacts, and strategies for proactive responses. The program includes an urban forest session. Hosted by the Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

Connecticut State Capitol

Hartford, CT

Municipal Forestry Institute (SMA)

Annual leadership training for those who plan, manage, or advocate for urban forestry efforts. Feb 23-28. Scholarships may be available. Apply by December 1.

The Lodge at Gulf State Park

Gulf Shores, AL

Mass. Arbor Assoc. Dinner Meeting

Taking the Guesswork Out of Fruit Tree Pruning & Care - Wes Autio, Ph.D.

Ken's Steak House

Framingham, MA

Safety Saves (Mass. Arbor. Assoc.)

Stop the Bleed: Save a Life!

Elm Bank

Wellesley, MA

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: February 7, 2020.

Quinsigamond State Park

Worcester, MA

Pollinators in Our Landscapes Conference (UMass Extension)

The goal of this shared day of education is to hear about the latest research about pollinators, but also to encourage further networking between diverse groups of stakeholders who share at least one common interest: pollinator protection. Hosted by UMass Extension

DoubleTree Hotel

Milford, MA

2020 ASCA Consulting Academy

Begin the process of becoming a Registered Consulting Arborist® (RCA). Feb 26-29.

Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel

Sacramento, CA

Overview for MCA Exam 3.0 (Mass. Arbor. Assoc.)

This course offers an overview of the MCA program including what to expect for the new MCA 3.0 exam material, helpful study tips, a review of key points, and useful strategies for Tree ID.

Elm Bank

Wellesley, MA

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course - Registration Deadline February 2nd!

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification(TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS 2.2.20. Members $625, Non-members $750. Day 1 & 2 8-5, Day 3 8-12. 14.5 CEUs

John J Shea Building

Sprinfield, MA

ELA Conference and Eco-Marketplace

March 4-5.

UMass Amherst – Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center

Amherst, MA

Cape Cod Professional Education Seminar and Trade Show

Annual event sponsored by the Cape Cod Landscape Association

Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis

Hyannis, MA

UMass Community Tree Conference

This one-day conference is designed for tree care professionals, volunteers, and enthusiasts including arborists, tree wardens, urban foresters, foresters, landscape architects and shade tree committee members.

Stockbridge Hall - UMass Amherst

AMherst, MA

Urban Forest Connections Webinar (Free)

A Call to Action for Ash Tree Conservation and Resistance Breeding

online, MD

Urban Forestry Today Webcast (Free)

What’s My Tree Worth? An Introduction to Tree Appraisal - Lindsey Purcell, Purdue University

online, IN

New Hampshire Arborists Association Annual Meeting

Don't miss Michael Dirr at this year's NHAA Annual Conference!

Grappone Center

Concord, NH

Western Mass Tree Wardens Dinner Meeting (MTWFA)

Kristina Bezanson - Streetscape Design; Mandy Bayer - New Tree Introductions

Bluebonnet Diner

Northampton, MA

New England SAF Annual Meeting

NEw England Society of American Foresters Turns 100! Celebrating the Past, Looking to the Future. March 25-27.

Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place

Springfield, MA

TREE Fund Webinar (Free)

Why Do Tree Branches Fail? - Dr. Greg Dahle, West Virginia University

online, WV

Arbor Day Grant Deadline

The New England Chapter ISA Arbor Day Grant. Apply for up to $1,000 toward an Arbor Day event.

n/a, MA

CTSP Workshop (TCIA)

Two-Day Advanced Safety/Behavioral Workshop and Certification Exam

Hilton Garden Inn Hartford/Windsor

Windsor, CT

MCA Arborist Exam (Mass. Arborists Assoc.)

Spring exam to become a Massachusetts Certified Arborist

Elm Bank

Wellesley, MA

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: April 1, 2020.

UMass Amherst

Amherst, MA

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: April 1, 2020.

UMAINE ORONO

Orono, ME

Arbor Day (CT, MA, NH, RI)

State Arbor Day Observances

Various, MA

Vermont Arbor Day Conference

Vermont College of Fine Arts

Montpelier, VT

Arbor Day (VT)

Statewide observance of Arbor Day in Vermont

Various, VT

NHTOA Annual Meeting

109th Annual Meeting of the New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association

Sanborn Mills Farm

Loudon, NH

2020 Spring Tree Steward Course (Rhode Island Tree Council)

Course runs Tuesdays in May

Jamestown Library

Jamestown, RI

Tree Identification Workshop (TWAC)

Indoor and outdoor sessions at this workshop. Workshop is also offered 5/14 in Hamden

Dinosaur State Park

Rocky Hill, CT

Safe and Productive Felling (NHTOA)

Safe and Productive Felling (basic) - Hillsborough County. Sponsored by the New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association

TBD, NH

Tree Identification Workshop (TWAC)

Indoor and outdoor workshop. Also offered on 5/7 in Rocky Hill.

Brooksvale Park

Hamden, CT

Arbor Week (ME)

Observance of Arbor Week in Maine - May 18-22.

Various, ME

Landscape Pests and Problems Walkabout - Diseases and Weeds (UMass Extension)

Get some hands-on experience scouting and identifying landscape diseases and weed problems.

Acton Arboretum

Acton, MA

Tree Wardens Assoc. of CT Annual Meeting Dinner

Stay tuned for details

TBD, CT

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: May 20, 2020

Cooperative Extension

South Paris, ME

Ornamental Tree and Shrub ID and Insect Walk (UMass Extension)

Studying for the MCH, MCLP, or MCA exam? Want some hand’s on experience identifying significant landscape plants to expand your palette of offerings for your clients while also scouting for potential insect problems?

Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Boylston, MA

TREE Fund Webinar (Free)

Fighting Microbes with Microbes to Protect Our Native Trees - Dr. Rachael Antwis, University of Salford

online, UT

Landscape and Forest Tree and Shrub Insect Workshop (UMass Extension)

Join Tawny Simisky, UMass Extension Entomologist, for this workshop where participants will gain hands-on experience with many important landscape and forest insect pests of trees and shrubs.

Fernald Hall - UMass Amherst

Amherst, MA

TREE Fund Webinar (Free)

Enhancing Tree Health in Water Sensitive Urban Design: Role of Mycorrhizae - Dr. Brandon Winfrey, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

online, UT

CTSP Workshop (TCIA)

Two-Day Advanced Safety/Behavioral Workshop and Certification Exam

NEPPA Training Center

Littleton, MA

2020 ISA International Conference and Tradeshow

Albuquerque, New Mexico has been selected as the host city for the 2020 ISA Annual International Conference & Trade Show to be held August 9-12 preceded by the International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC) August 7-9.

Albuquerque, NM

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) Course

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. Deadline to Register - July 17, 2020.

Winston Prouty Center

Brattleboro, MA

TRAQ Renewal

The ISA TRAQ credential is valid for five years. To reinstate your qualification after each five-year period, you must take a one-day refresher course and exam, the TRAQ Renewal Course, which includes five hours of instruction and three hours to complete the exam. This course is being offered on August 20, 2020 in Brattleboro, Vermont. 5 CEUs. Deadline to register is July 20, 2020.

Winston Prouty Center

Brattleboro, VT

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: August 6, 2020.

Cooperative Extension

South Paris, ME

2020 Tour des Trees

Annual long-distance bicycle tour to benefit TREE Fund. 2020 Location - Colorado

TBD, CO

Ornamental Tree and Shrub ID and Insect Walk (UMass Extension)

Get some hands-on experience scouting and identifying landscape diseases, insects, weeds, and abiotic problems.

TBD, MA

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: September 1, 2020.

VT Forests, Parks & Recreation Department Office Complex Building #2 (Fish & Wildlife)

Essex Junction, VT

2020 New England ISA Conference & Trade Show

October 4-6, 2020. Please join us for the New England Chapter ISA Annual Conference & Tradeshow: "Keeping Our Trees In Focus", in beautiful Manchester, New Hampshire. Network, earn CEUs and pesticide credits.

Doubletree By Hilton

Manchester, NH

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: September 17, 2020.

Doubletree By Hilton - Manchester Downtown

Manchester, NH

Green School (UMass Extension)

October 23 - December 10, 2020. Stay tuned for more details.

TBD, MA

SAF National Convention

Annual Conference of the Society of American Foresters. Oct. 28-Nov. 1.

Providence, RI

Partners in Community Forestry Conference

Annual conference, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation. November 18-19.

Louisville, KY

ISA Certification Exam

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam. Enrollment Deadline: November 19, 2020.

UMAINE ORONO

Orono, ME