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MAA Education Schedule Announced MAA kicked off the fall education season on September 26th with a presentation by member Matt Foti, MCA of Matthew R. Foti Landscape Design & Construction. Matt pre- sented a fascinating topic: Tree Transplanting Escapades of a (Semi) Retired Arborist. He shared impres- sive photos, video clips and stories Matt Foti, MCA , about a challenging tree moving Matthew R. Foti project in the country of Georgia, Landscape Design & which involved moving 40 enormous Construction trees – many from great distances – throughout this remote corner of the world. He also shared other transplanting tales from closer to home. The meeting attracted a large turnout and the subject matter was well received! Here’s a look at what’s coming ahead: TUESDAY • October 24, 2017 MAA Safety Saves 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. MHS Elm Bank • Wellesley, MA The Latest in Rope Dynamics & Rope Safety Speaker: Adam Moser, Yale Cordage, Inc. MCA safety credit available MAA Dinner Meeting 5:00 p.m. Ken’s Steak House • Framingham, MA Those Leaves Look Tasty: Trees from the Point of View of Commonly Encountered Defoliators Speaker: Tawny Simisky, UMass Amherst Pesticide & MCA credit available WEDNESDAY • November 29 – FRIDAY • December 1, 2017 New England GROWS Boston Convention & Exhibition Center • Boston, MA Visit NewEnglandGROWS.org to view the conference lineup. • Earn MCA credit daily. ISA, pesticide, and numerous other credits available. • MAA is a founding partner of New England GROWS. • Prices go up on October 31! TUESDAY • February 27, 2018 MAA Safety Saves 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. MHS Elm Bank • Wellesley, MA Program and speaker to be announced MCA safety credit available MAA Dinner Meeting 5:00 p.m. Ken’s Steak House • Framingham, MA Pruning with Intent Speaker: Neal Reilly, MCA , The Reilly Tree Company MCA credit available TUESDAY • March 27, 2018 MAA Safety Saves 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. MHS Elm Bank • Wellesley, MA Tree Worker Safety Instructor: Dr. Brian Kane, UMass Amherst MCA safety credit available MAA Dinner Meeting 5:00 p.m. Ken’s Steak House • Framingham, MA Program and speaker to be announced MCA credit available TUESDAY • April 24, 2018 MAA Dinner Meeting 5:00 p.m. Ken’s Steak House • Framingham, MA Program and speaker to be announced MCA credit available MAA Education Events Where You Can… • LEARN about the latest industry information and trends • EARN CEU credit • NETWORK with like-minded professionals MAA NEWS / Fall 7