2019 Massachusetts Tree Steward Training
Contact for 2019 Massachusetts Tree Steward Training
Community Action Forester
Overview of 2019 Massachusetts Tree Steward Training
Registration, lodging and meal details can be found in the Registration Form below.
ISA and MCA credits will be requested.
We encourage you to approach local banks, real estate agencies, or other businesses to sponsor you for this training. To facilitate this, upon request we can provide a letter to potential sponsors. Please feel free to adapt the letter below or create your own request letter. Please let us know if you are successful in soliciting a sponsor!
Tree Steward Training is offered by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Bureau of Forest Fire Control and Forestry’s Urban and Community Forestry Program, the USDA Forest Service, and the Massachusetts Tree Wardens’ and Foresters’ Association.
You will need for 2019 Massachusetts Tree Steward Training
Please wear causal attire - you should be prepared to go walking outside and even to plant a tree!
This two-day training includes the following topics:
- · Tree Wardens, Tree Stewards, and the Community
- · Trees and Pruning
- · Tree Identification
- · Working with Volunteers
- · Site Selection and Proper Tree Planting Techniques
- · Funding Urban and Community Forestry
- · Diagnosing Insect and Disease Problems
- · Introduction to I-Tree