Webinar: UAS's ("Drones") and Urban Forestry: An Introduction to their Application

Date and Time:

September 28, 2017 - 12:00pm

Unmanned aerial systems (UAS's) or "Drones" are becoming more prominent in a variety of fields, including the urban forestry sector. Join Professor Charlie Schweik, a member of the UMass Department of Environmental Conservation, the School of Public Policy and a new group called "UMass Air", as he discusses key UAS concepts, components of UAS missions, and data analysis strategies behind UAS applications.  

To attend, visit  www.joinwebinar.com and enter the ID code 970-082-427.

To view archived webcasts visit urbanforestrytoday.org.

This broadcast is free and will offer the opportunity for arborists to earn 1.0 ISA CEU and 0.5 MCA credit.

For more information, contact: Rick Harper, Department of Environmental Conservation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst at rharper@eco.umass.edu

The Urban Forestry Today 2017 Webcast Series is sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Department of Environmental Conservation, in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, University of Massachusetts Extension, and the Massachusetts Tree Wardens' & Foresters' Association.