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Municipal Forestry Institute 2020
February 23 - February 28
MFI 2020 is an exciting, high-level training opportunity educating professionals in the leadership and managerial aspects of urban forestry. This week-long intensive educational program delivers a challenging opportunity to grow a more successful community tree program. Come learn and master leadership and management tools of program administration, coalition building, strategic thinking, program planning, and public relations by investing a week in your personal growth and development. MFI 2020 will be held February 23- 28 at The Lodge at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
What is Diversity in MFI?
The Municipal Forestry Institute (or MFI) in collaboration with Southern University and USDA- Forest Service is pleased to announce DIVERSITY in MFI, a special edition of national diversity leadership training opportunity in Urban and Community Forestry. Participants including all ethnic origins (African Americans, Asian or Pacific Islanders, American Indians, Hispanics and White) and genders with careers in urban and community forestry and related areas will be recruited to the DIVERSITY in MFI for leadership training and professional development throughout the nation.
Participants of ethnic and racial diversity who are accepted to the Diversity in MFI 2020 can apply for stipend to cover the registration cost plus a $500 travel stipend.