Worcester Planting Goal Progress:
Last Updated: January 22, 2024
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Meet Your Local Foresters:
Education: B.S. Geography/ B.A. Communications
Experience: Construction/ Farming/ Forest health. Massachusetts Arborists Association Certified Arborist.
Interests: Gardening, Sustainability, Travel, Cooking
Favorite Tree: Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata) because of the thick scrolls in a mature tree’s bark and the delicious nut.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Forestry with a concentration in Urban Forestry from University of Massachusetts Amherst, Associate of Science in Arboriculture and Park Management from Stockbridge School of Agriculture.
Experience: ISA certified Arborist. Member of the International Society of Arboriculture and the Massachusetts Arborists Association. Has worked for the Department of Conservation and Recreation since 2004 in various roles and locations including park ranger at the Wachusett Reservoir, Wompatuck State Park, and Walden Pond, and as a Forester in Worcester. Nate was born in Lowell and has spent most of his life living and working in the Greater Lowell area. Currently working in Haverhill and Lowell as a Forester for the GGCP, since 2016.
Interests: Outdoor adventures, traveling, finding awesome trees, and my rescue dog Nugget.
Favorite Tree & Reason: Paperbark Maple (Acer griseum). I love the orange red peeling bark.