NMCA Field Day – 2011


NMCA is planning a Field Day on October 13, 2011, 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 spill response and safe pesticide handling as well as another outdoor equipment rodeo.  Lunch will be provided free of charge for all participants. Registration will be open Sept. 8 – please click the button below (Please note: registration will be done via e-mail. Please include the names of all registrants from your agency/company).








Welcome Address: Priscilla Matton, NMCA Executive Board




Taryn LaScola, MDAR Pesticide Bureau: Safe Pesticide Handling and Personal Protection Equipment: Explanation and hands-on demonstration of PPE and handling procedure for the specific pesticides that are used to control mosquitoes in MA.




Coffee Break




Vendor Presentation- Wally Terrill and Jeff Hottenstein, Clarke




Taryn LaScola, MDAR Pesticide Bureau: Spill Response and Risk Communication: Explanation and hands-on demonstration of spill response emergency kits, needed supplies to control spills and risk communication to the public about pesticides.




Lunch provided by the NMCA and Sponsors



11:00AM - 2:00PM


Excavator Rodeo, test your operational dexterity on an excavator provided by Norfolk Power Equipment




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