Conference/Seminar
Participants will have the opportunity to conduct actual pruning and gain both experience and confidence in pruning and training grapes in order to produce a bountiful crop.

February 25, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm

UMass Cold Spring Orchard
Gretchen Hasen of the MN Department of Natural Resources and Jordan Read of the USGS will speak about “Climate change impacts on lake thermal habitat.”

March 1, 2017
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

The goal of the conference is to explore the possible intersections (and divergences) regarding cultural, political, and theoretical interventions by different minorities into German public and political discourses on memory, racism, citizenship, immigration and history. 

March 3—March 5, 2017 10:00 am

All Campus

Come learn how to properly prune your fruit trees.  Participants will have the opportunity to conduct actual pruning and gain both experience and confidence in pruning apple trees in order to produce a bountiful crop.

March 4, 2017
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Dowse Orchards
Alex Bryan of the USGS and the NE CSC will talk about “A Sticky Situation: When Maple Syrup Producers Receive Conflicting Guidance from Different Climate Models.”

March 8, 2017
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

Wes Autio will present a hands-on workshop on ‘bench grafting’ and ‘cleft grafting’ of apple trees.  Other grafting techniques will be discussed.  

March 11, 2017
9:00 am-3:00 pm

UMass Cold Spring Orchard
Come learn the basics for pruning blueberries for your home landscape.  Participants will get some hands-on pruning lessons.

March 18, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Nicewicz Family Farm
This workshop will provide information on all types of raspberries and an opportunity for hands-on pruning for participants to gain confidence in pruning their own plants at home.

March 25, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Wards Berry Farm
Toni Lyn Morelli of the USGS and the NE CSC will speak about "Using decision tools to assess vulnerability and inform management of the wildlife in the Northeast".

March 29, 2017
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

The Scandinavian Studies program will hold an interdisciplinary two-day symposium with guest scholars from the U.S. and Scandinavia, who will address the topic “Managing Multicultural Scandinavia.”  

March 31—April 1, 2017 2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 400

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