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Forest Resources and Arboriculture

Concentration Description:

This concentration leads to both Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in Environmental Conservation (ECo) and is designed for students who want scientific training in the multi‑disciplinary field of forestry and arboriculture. The focus of this concentration is broadly on forest resources and arboriculture but encompasses specialized training in fields such as forest ecology, silviculture, urban forestry, and arboriculture.

Graduate Concentration Coordinator:
Dr. Mathew Kelty
University of Massachusetts
Dept. of Environmental Conservation
160 Holdsworth Way
Amherst, MA 01003-4210
Tel: 413-545-1799
Fax: 413-545-4358

Principal Faculty Affiliates:

  • Paul Barten (
  • David Bloniarz (
  • Brett Butler (
  • Brian Kane (
  • Dave Kittredge (
  • Dennis Ryan (

Updated: August 23, 2010