NMCA Field Day – 2009


NMCA is planning a Field Day on October 15, 2009, from 9am to 2pm and is open to the entire Association.  The meeting location is at Myles Standish State Forest in South Carver, MA.  The agenda for the day will involve chainsaw safety and cutting demonstrations as well as other outdoor equipment demos.  Lunch will be provided free of charge for all participants. Online registration is now open – please click the button below.







9:00 - 9:30 Jim Andrews, Valent BioSciences Corp.: Field Calibration of Maruyuma backpack sprayers and pump can sprayers


9:30 - 10:00 Jeff Hottenstein, Clarke Mosquito Control: Winterizing Gas Power ULV Sprayer


10:00 - noon Mike Patenaude, Stihl: DVD on Chainsaw safety (certificate for those you stay for the entire DVD and demo)


NOON Lunch provided by the NMCA Association and sponsors


1:00 - 2:00 Mike Patenaude, Stihl: Chainsaw and brush saw demo & open time to visit vendors including:




Park Directions:


Myles Standish State Forest is located in southeastern Massachusetts in the town of Carver.


From the North: Rt. 93 South/US-1South. Take MA-3 South toward BRAINTREE/CAPE COD. Merge onto Samoset St. via Exit 6B toward CARVER. Turn slight left onto Seven Hills Rd. Turn slight right onto Federal Furnace Rd. Federal Furnace Rd. becomes Tremont St. Turn left onto Cranberry Rd. Follow the map below.


From Rte. 495: Take Rte. 495 to exit 2 (South Carver) and left at the intersection on Rte. 58. Take Rte. 58 north and stay on Tremont St. Take a right on Cranberry Rd. Once you enter the park from Cranberry Rd. Follow the map below.


From Southeast: Rt. 3 North to Exit 1B on the left toward PLYMOUTH/BOSTON.  Take the Clark Rd. exit, Exit 3, toward Beaver Dam Rd./Pine Hills. Turn slight left to take the Clark Rd. ramp toward Long Pond/State Forest. Turn left onto Clark Rd. Turn right onto Long Pond Rd.  Turn left onto Alden Rd.  Alden Rd. becomes Lower College Pond Rd. Turn sharp right onto Cranberry Rd. Follow map below.



Map of park showing Field Day location