Street Tree Essentials - Virtual Classroom
Date: 4/1/2021 9:00 AM - 4/8/2021 11:30 AM
In this training series, 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.
Municipal employees, town planners, arborists.
Class Dates are: April 1, 5 and 8
9 - 11:30am each dayAccommodations 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 email@example.com or 413-800-2655 as soon as possible to discuss reasonable accommodations for your access needs.
If you are having trouble registering, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (413) 545-2604 for assistance.
|Darrell||East Longmeadow DPW|
|Joshua||Town of Longmeadow DPW|
|Michael||City of Agawam|
|Benjamin||City of Agawam|
|Nicolas||City of Fitchburg|
|Patrick||Town of Dennis|
|Brenda||UMTC UMass Amherst|
|Jeffrey||Town of Yarmouth|
|Sean||Town of Needham|
|Jackie||Town of Weston|
|CHRIS||Town of Hadley|
|Aldo||UMTC UMass Amherst|
- Marc Fournier
Arborist/Horticulturist at The Trustees of Reservations
Marc Fournier is now the 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 College, 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. Marc co-authored the sustainable operations chapters of APPA’s Grounds Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities (www.appa.org).