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2021 DCR Tree Steward Training

October 14, 2021

Address

Dunn State Park, 289 Pearl Street, Gardner, MA 01440

Contact for 2021 DCR Tree Steward Training

Community Action Forester

Address

DCR Bureau of Forestry | Urban and Community Forestry Program
40 Cold Storage Drive, PO Box 484, Amherst, MA 01004

Phone

Please leave a message and your call will be returned shortly after.

Overview of 2021 DCR Tree Steward Training

  • Rain date: Rain or shine. Please come prepared for the weather.
  • Fees: $10 training registration. Payment can be cash or check made out to MassReleaf Trust Fund
  • Capacity: Capacity is limited to 20 people.

This popular training program is back for 2021.  Designed for community tree board members, tree wardens, municipal staff, tree activists, planners, and green professionals, this program is centered around the topics and issues of urban and community trees and forests. 

State and local experts will provide foundation training, with the aim of developing better tree stewardship in communities of all sizes in Massachusetts. 

This year’s topics: Pruning Trees, Site Selection & Proper Tree Planting Techniques, Funding Urban and Community Forestry, and more.  

ISA credits will be available. 

Feel free to bring your own lunch and stay for Urban & Community Forestry conversations. 

For more info, contact Mathew Cahill mathew.cahill@mass.gov

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 2021 DCR Tree Steward Training

Gather at the outdoor pavillion.

Please wear causal attire -  you should be prepared to go walking outside and even to plant a tree!

Agenda

This half-day training includes the following topics:

  • Welcome to the 2021 Tree Warden's Training
  • Tree Pruning Workshop
  • Tree Planting Workshop
  • Urban and Community Forestry Funding and Program Opportunities

Contact for 2021 DCR Tree Steward Training

Address

DCR Bureau of Forestry | Urban and Community Forestry Program
40 Cold Storage Drive, PO Box 484, Amherst, MA 01004

Phone

Please leave a message and your call will be returned shortly after.

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