Ornamental Tree and Shrub ID and Insect Walk (UMass Extension)
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Studying for the MCH, MCLP, or MCA exam? Want some hands on experience identifying significant landscape plants to either prepare for one of the exams or to expand your palette of offerings for your clients, while also scouting for potential insect problems? Join Tawny Simisky, UMass Extension Entomologist, and Dr. Mandy Bayer, Extension Assistant Professor at UMass Amherst, for a walk around the grounds at one of Massachusetts’ beautiful botanic gardens. Both walkabouts will focus on trees and shrubs with particular seasonal interest as well as insect pests that are active. Dress for walking; held outdoors rain or shine.
Preregistration required as space is limited; the cost is $50/$45 per person for three or more registrations from the same company (10% discount). Online registrations include an additional service fee.
Pesticide & Professional Credits
1 pesticide contact hour for categories 36 and Applicators License available.
Association credits: 2 (cat 2) CFE, 2 ISA, 1 MCH. MCA, MCLP, and SAF credits rquested.