Credit Opportunities

In addition to upcoming MAA events, the following are industry courses and events that have been approved for MCA Credit:

Urban Forestry Today Webinar: Emerald Ash Borer Update

Join Dr. Nate Siegert, USDA Forest Service, for the 11/07/19 'Urban Forestry Today' noonhour (Eastern) webcast, as he discusses the latest information pertaining to the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) and its continued spread across the urban forests of the U.S. and Canada.

Attend live & receive Free ISA/MCA CEU's by visiting
www.joinwebinar.com & entering: 214-633-115
0.5 MCA education credits

TCI EXPO
November 7-9, 2019
Pittsburgh, PA
Expo.TCIA.org
2.0 MCA Education Credits per day of attendance
MCA Safety Credits available where CTSP credits are earned - please retain the Proof of Attendance Codes for these courses.

MAA Annual Meeting
November 19, 2019
Ken's Steak House, Framingham
State of the Industry Talk with David White, TCIA's Executive Director
Register from the MAA home page!
2.0 MCA Education Credits

IPM for Stink Bugs (webinar)
EPA Center for Integrated Pest Management
Tracy Lesky, PhD, USDA/ARS Appalachian Fruit Research Station & Marcia Anderson, PhD, US EPA Center for IPM
November 26, 2019
2:00 - 3:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
0.5 MCA Education Credits
*  webinar link here:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/152954563711134466

ASCA 2019 Annual Conference
December 8-11, 2019
Intercontinental New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

The ASCA Annual Conference is the meeting that focuses exclusively on providing you with the tools and knowledge you need to thrive as a Consulting Arborist. Not only will you be exposed to education you can't find anywhere else, but you will also gain access to the best resources in the industry—our attendees.
https://www.asca-consultants.org/mpage/AC2019
2.0 MCA Education Credits per day of attendance.

Upcoming UMASS Extension Courses:  (click link to register):

Sponsoring Organization Name of Event Dates Hours Location Instructor(s) Please provide a brief description of the event. MCA Credits Type
UMass Extension Invasive Forest and Agricultural Insects in Massachusetts: Current and Future: Part 2 of Invasive Insect Certification Program 10/31/19 9:00 am - 2:30 pm The Publick House, Sturbridge, MA Tawny Simisky This 3-day program looks at the characteristics of invasive insects, the impacts and costs they have regionally and nationwide, and highlights the biology, ecology, and identification of some of the most destructive insects; state and federal regulations; invasive forest and agricultural insects in MA; warnings about potential newcomers; and management strategies. 1 Education
UMass Extension Management of Invasive Forest and Landscape Insect Pests: Part 3 of Invasive Insect Certification Program 11/14/19 9:00 am - 2:30 pm The Publick House, Sturbridge, MA Tawny Simisky This 3-day program looks at the characteristics of invasive insects, the impacts and costs they have regionally and nationwide, and highlights the biology, ecology, and identification of some of the most destructive insects; state and federal regulations; invasive forest and agricultural insects in MA; warnings about potential newcomers; and management strategies. 1 Education

 

UMass Extension

Fall Wrap up - woody ornamentals 11/21/19 8:30 - 11:30 am Sturbridge Host Hotel TBD Join our UMass Extension Specialists for a look at the challenges and problems of the 2019 season. Topics on woody ornamentals in the morning session include: Eastern White Pine Health and Other Woody Plant Diseases Observed in 2019; the Year In Review of Troublesome Insect and Mite Pests of Woody Plants; and Managing Tough Landscape Weeds. 1 Education

 

Ongoing:  Urban Forestry Webinars sponsored by UMass and MTWFA. 
You can watch these webinars live or view the archived webinars at any time.
Earn 0.5 MCA credits per webinar.

View the webcasts here:  URBAN FORESTRY TODAY

CLICK HERE for instructions on how to earn credits with these popular webinars.

Note: it is impossible to list all opportunities.  MCAs are encouraged to check the websites of allied organizations.  Some allied organizations are linked below.  

MA Department of Conservation & Recreation
MA Tree Wardens and Foresters Association
New England ISA
Arnold Arboretum

If you are sponsoring an event that you'd like approved for credit, please review the information about CEU requests.