Street Tree Essentials - Waltham

Date: 6/27/2023 8:30 AM - 6/27/2023 3:00 PM

Location: Waltham
280 Beaver St

Waltham, Massachusetts

Capacity:

14/30



Overview

Course Description

In this training, you’ll gain an overview on a variety of factors involved with planning, selecting, caring for and protecting street trees. You’ll learn the basics about which types of trees will make the best street trees, how to determine placement and properly plant the trees, how to maintain and care for the trees, tree protection during construction, and how to identify and manage risk trees.

Target Audience

Municipal employees, town planners, arborists. 

*This training series qualifies for:

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) CEUs. 
Arborist: 4.5
BCMA Practice: 3.75
Municipal: 4.5

BCMA Management: .75 

Your ISA certification number MUST be provided to the training coordinator to receive the CEUs. 

MCA Credits:
Education: 2 
Safety: 1

Attendees MUST retain evidence of your attendance , registration receipt or other evidence of your attendance in case you are audited. 

Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please contact Stephanie Cottrell at scottrell@umass.edu or 413-800-2655 at least 14 days prior to the event. Such services are provided free of charge.
 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Kevin City of Waltham CPWD
Anthony Town of Belmont
Kevin Town of Oxford
Albert MA Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)
Elizabeth Town of Townsend
Kevin Town of Tewksbury
Raymond City of Salem
Henry Town of Belmont DPW
Conor City of Salem
Steven Town of Belmont DPW
Paul Town of Athol DPW
Ardian Town of Needham DPW
Mark Town of Athol DPW
Jeff Town of Athol DPW
Instructors
  • Marc Fournier
    Arborist/Horticulturist at The Trustees of Reservations

    Marc Fournier is currently a seasonal property manager at the Massachusetts Audubon Society.  He is the former Arborist/Horticulturist at The Trustees of Reservations’ Mytoi Japanese Garden.  Marc has extensive experience in arboriculture, landscape design, sustainability, energy efficiency, building construction, recycling, organics diversion, materials management, public works, and facilities management.  He is a Massachusetts Certified Arborist, a LEED Accredited Professional, and a member of the USDA Forest Service Urban Forest Strike Team.

    Marc is a former Deputy Director of Public Works & Highway Superintendent in the Town of Andover, MA, Director of Plant Operations & Sustainability at Lasell University, Director of Public Works in Hull, Assistant Director for Grounds Management at UMass Amherst, Environmental Analyst with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Senior Environmental Specialist with Haley & Aldrich, Inc., and Executive Director of WasteCap of Massachusetts.

    He also taught Sustainable Operations Management courses as an Adjunct Professor in the UMass Boston College of Management Graduate MBA program.

    Marc is an MBA graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with concentrations in

    Environmental Management & Organizational Behavior.  He has served as the co-chair of the development of APPA’s Grounds Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities (www.appa.org) and co-authored numerous sustainable operations chapters of the book.

    Marc is also a consulting arborist and carpenter. He enjoys spending time with his family and restoring vintage tools. He also serves as a volunteer on the Board of the Andover Center for History & Culture and on the Advisory Committee of the Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary of Martha’s Vineyard.