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 four locations in 2014: (1) Best Western Royal Plaza in Marlborough, Ma, (2) UMass Eastern Extension Center in Waltham, (3) Western Massachusetts TBA, and (4) the UMass Cranberry Station in East Wareham

Preregistration is required: Click here to go to 2014 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 the UMass Eastern Extension Center (Waltham Field Station)
240 Beaver St. Waltham, MA .

From the West:
Take Exit 14 off the Massachusetts Turnpike and follow signs to Route 95/128 North. Continue as directed in the "From the South" below.

From the South:
Take Route 95/128 North to Wyman and Winter Street, exit 27B. Take a right onto Wyman Street. Get into left lane and at the traffic lights take left onto Totten Pond Road. Go to end of Totten Poad Rd. (approximately 1 mile). Get into the center lane and turn right and bear left at the fork onto Lexington Street; then turn left at first traffic light onto Beaver Street. Travel 3/4 around the rotary to stay on Beaver Street. UMass Eastern Extension Center is on the right about 1 mile from the rotary.

From the North:
Take Route 95/128 North to Totten Pond Road, exit 27A. At end of exit ramp turn right out onto Totten Pond Road. Go to end of Totten Poad Rd. (approximately 1 mile). Get into the center lane and turn right and bear left at the fork onto Lexington Street; then turn left at first traffic light onto Beaver Street. Travel 3/4 around the rotary to stay on Beaver Street. UMass Eastern Extension Center is on the right about 1 mile from the rotary.

From Boston-East:
Follow Storrow Drive West or Memorial Drive West to the end and follow signs towards Arlington. Bear left at the sign "16 South Watertown Waltham". Go approximately 4/10 mile and turn right onto Belmont Street (after Star Market). Turn right onto Trapelo Road and continue for 1.7 miles. Take left onto Waverly Oaks Road (sign reads "60 Waltham to Route 20). Take right at next traffic light onto Beaver Street. The UMass Eastern Extension Center is 4/10 mile on the left.

Public Transportation:
Take the MBTA Red Line to Harvard/Brattle stop in Harvard Square. From there that the #73 Trackless Trolley marked Waverly Square. Buses #54 and #521 Waverly Square Newton Corner leaves Waverly Square and travels along Beaver Street. UMass Eastern Extension Center is located at 240 Beaver Street.

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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 UMass Extension Main Office, Slobody Building, 101 University Drive, 3rd floor, Amherst, MA 01002

From South Hadley and Surrounding Towns: Take Route 116 north to Route 9. and make a Left turn at the light and Follow Route 9 down the hill and take a right at the next light onto University Drive going north. Go about 200-300 yards (you will pass CVS) and turn left into the same entrance as the Post Office but then make a quick right. Our office is in the Slobody Building (101 University Dr.) just to the right of the Post Office. Please park behind the building or in the parking lot just north of the building. The conference room is on the third floor.

From Belchertown and the East: Follow Route 9 west through Amherst and down the hill and take a right at the light at the bottom of the hill onto University Drive going north. Go about 200-300 yards (you will pass CVS) and turn left into the same entrance as the Post Office but then make a quick right. Our office is in the Slobody Building (101 University Dr.) just to the right of the Post Office. Please park behind the building or in the parking lot just north of the building. The conference room is on the third floor.

From the South (Springfield and Mass Pike): Take Route 91 North to Exit 19. Turn right onto Route 9 east across the Calvin Coolidge bridge through Hadley, past the Malls, Staples and Stop and Shop (approximately 5 miles). Take a left onto University Drive going north. Go about 200-300 yards (you will pass CVS) and turn left into the same entrance as the Post Office but then make a quick right. Our office is in the Slobody Building (101 University Dr.) just to the right of the Post Office. Please park behind the building or in the parking lot just north of the building. The conference room is on the third floor.

From the North (Sunderland, Greenfield and Vermont): Take Route 91 South to Exit 24. Bear left and at lights turn right onto Route 116 south (about 10 miles). Take Route 116 south and turn left (east) on Route 9. Then take Route 9 past Zoots and Stop and Shop. Take a left at the light onto University Drive going north. Go about 200-300 yards (you will pass CVS) and turn left into the same entrance as the Post Office but then make a quick right. Our office is in the Slobody Building (101 University Dr.) just to the right of the Post Office. Please park behind the building or in the parking lot just north of the building. The conference room is on the third floor.

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