Joint Spring Meeting of NHAA, NHLA & UNH Extension


The Grappone Conference Center
70 Constitution Ave
Concord, NH 03301
United States

The NH Arborists Association and the NH Landscape Association are teaming up, along with UNH Extension, to provide a full day of educational sessions, networking, and fun at the first Joint Spring Meeting.

Learn about the latest updates in tree pests and diseases, shoreland protection rules, ANSI standards, and OSHA regulations. Hear from tree care and landscape industry colleagues on topics including construction planning and damage mitigation, right plant/right place, and integrated landscape design.

  • Visit vendor booths and win door prizes!
  • Credits available: 4 pesticide applicator, 5 ISA, 2 NHCLP
  • Attendee cost $90, lunch and continental breakfast are included


7:00 - Registration 

7:30 - NHAA Business Meeting 

8:00 - Current Pests: Piera Siegert, NH Dept. Agriculture, Markets & Food 

8:45 - The Future of Beech Trees: Dr Beth Brantley, Bartlett Tree Experts 

9:45 - Breakfast 

10:15 - ANSI Update - Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA)

10:30 - Integrated Vegetation Management - Steven Roberge, UNH Extension

11:00 - Concurrent Sessions: 

Construction Planning and Damage Mitigation panel: Lee Gilman

Trees in Landscape Design: Susan Smith Meyer

12:00 - Lunch

1:00 - Concurrent Sessions:

Right Plant, Right Place Panel

Technological Innovation and Site Analysis: Graham Pelletieri & Jon Koch  

2:00 - Break 

2:15 - Shoreland Protection: Eddie McKenna, NHDES 

3:15 - OSHA Tree Care Operations and Federal Regulations: Ed Carpenter 

4:15 - Door Prizes, Pesticide Credits, Adjourn

Vendor Information

  • Single booth + contribution of a door prize - $150
  • Vendor registration includes one attendee
  • Double booth + door prize - $200



Male Arborist inspecting a tree
  • Amy Papineau

    For persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations, please contact Amy Papineau,, 603-560-6576, prior to the event. Given ample time, we will make any reasonable effort to make accommodations.
    For Vendor information also contact Amy Papineau.