UMass Extension
Pesticide Education Program

 

Directions to Exam Workshop Locations (please note the actual pesticide exams are held in Randolph, Springfield and Cape Cod for those directions go to MDAR website)

Workshops to help prepare for the state pesticide applicator license exam will be held in five locations in 2019: (1) Best Western Royal Plaza in Marlborough, Ma, (2) Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA (3) Western Massachusetts TBA, (4) Doubletree in Milford and (5) the UMass Cranberry Station in East Wareham

Preregistration is required: Click here to go to 2019 workshop schedule.


To Reach the Best Western Royal Plaza hotel in Marlborough, 181 Boston Post Road West, phone: (508)460-0700

From Boston & Route 128:  Mass Pike west (Rte. 90) to Rte 495 north, exit 24B onto Rte 20 west. Hotel is 1 mile on the right.

From Worcester: Rte 290 east to Rte 495 south. Exit 24B onto Rte 20 west. Hotel is 1 mile on the right.

From Springfield and Western MA. Mass Pike east (Rte. 90) to Rte 495 north, exit 24B onto Rte 20 west. Hotel is 1 mile on the right.

From Cape Cod.  Rte 495 north to Exit 24B onto Rte 20 west. Hotel is 1 mile on the right. Workshops will be held in Sections D & E of the ballroom.

To Reach Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA .

The workshop will be held in Scibelli Hall (Building 2) on the college campus. There is construction on Route 91 on both South bound and North bound.

To Reach DoubleTree by Hilton, Milford, MA .

Refer to front desk for workshop meeting room.

 

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To Reach UMass Cranberry Station, 1 Bog State Road, East Wareham, MA 02538

From the South Coast (Dartmouth/Providence): :Take Rt. 195 East until it ends at Rt 495.  Bear right when the highway splits and follow signs for Route 25/Cape Cod (the left fork takes you North towards Middleboro). Take Exit #2, ‘Onset-Wareham, Rts. 6/28’ and bear right off the ramp. Take the left lane and proceed to the third traffic light (Atlantic Motel will be on the left). Turn left and go straight through the intersection (traffic light; Cumberland Farms on the left). Go over Route 25 and turn right onto Spectacle Pond Road (immediately after the overpass). Take an immediate left onto State Bog Road, which brings you into the Cranberry Station parking area.

From the Northwest (Worcester): Take I-495 South until you reach the second Exit #2 (the first Exit #2 you will see is Route 58 towards Carver). As you pass the exit for Route 195 (Exit #1), the highway name changes to Route 25 and the exit numbers go up. Take next exit (second Exit #2), for ‘Onset-Wareham, Rts. 6/28’. Bear right off the ramp.  Take the left lane and proceed to the third traffic light (Atlantic Motel will be on the left). Turn left and go straight through the intersection (traffic light; Cumberland Farms on the left). Go over Route 25 and take a right onto Spectacle Pond Road (immediately after the overpass). Take an immediate left onto State Bog Road, which brings you into the Cranberry Station parking area.

From Boston via Route 3: Take 93 South or Route 128 to the Braintree split and follow Route 3 South to its end, just before the Sagamore Bridge.  Follow signs for Route 6 West. After accessing Rt. 6 West, the canal should be on your left. Travel approximately 3 miles on Rt. 6 West.  At the Bourne Rotary, take the first right and follow signs for Route 25 heading North/West towards Providence/Boston (stay towards the right and then get into the left-hand lane). Go approximately 5 miles and take Exit #2, ‘Onset-Wareham, Rts. 6/28’. Bear right at the end of the ramp onto Glen Charlie Road. Take an immediate left (before the overpass) onto Spectacle Pond Road. Take an immediate left onto State Bog Road, which brings you into the Cranberry Station parking area.

From Boston via Route 24 or Route 95: Take Route 128 to Route 24 South OR Route 95 South. Exit at Route 495 and head south towards Cape Cod. Take I-495 South until you reach the second Exit #2 (the first Exit #2 is for Route 58-Carver).  As you pass the exit for Route 195 (Exit #1), the highway name changes to Route 25 and the exit numbers go up. Take next exit (second Exit #2), for ‘Onset-Wareham, Rts. 6/28’. Take the left lane and proceed to the third traffic light (Atlantic Motel will be on the left).Turn left and go straight through the intersection (traffic light; Cumberland Farms on the left). Go over Route 25 and turn right onto Spectacle Pond Road (immediately after the overpass). Take an immediate left onto State Bog Road, which brings you into the Cranberry Station parking area.

From the Cape:Take either the Sagamore Bridge or the Bourne Bridge and get on Route 25 heading north/west towards Providence/Boston. Go approximately 5 miles and take Exit #2, ‘Onset-Wareham, Rts. 6/28’. Bear right at the end of the ramp onto Glen Charlie Road. Take an immediate left (before the overpass) onto Spectacle Pond Road. Take an immediate left onto State Bog Road, which brings you into the Cranberry Station parking area.


To Reach Amherst Location: TBA

 

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