Street Tree Essentials–Maintenance & Inventory-Virtual Classroom
Date: 9/30/2021 9:00 AM - 9/30/2021 11:30 AM
Participants will gain an overview on a variety of factors involved with planning, selecting and caring for street trees. You’ll learn the basics about pruning, pesticides and herbicides, protecting trees during construction and tree inventory.
Municipal employees, town planners, arborists.
IMPORTANT: After registering you will receive a link to pre-register for the Zoom online virtual class.
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 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.
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- Marc Fournier
Arborist/Horticulturist at The Trustees of Reservations
Marc Fournier is a consulting arborist. He has extensive experience in arboriculture, landscape design, sustainability, energy efficiency, building construction, recycling, organics diversion, materials management, public works, and facilities management. Marc is a Massachusetts Certified Arborist, a LEED Accredited Professional, and a member of the USDA Forest Service Urban Forest Strike Team and most recently was the Arborist/Horticulturist at The Trustees of Reservations’ Mytoi Japanese Garden.
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).