Municipal Forestry Institute - SMA
February 19 - 24, 2017
MFI 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.
Who should attend:
This is a unique leadership and professional development opportunity you won’t find elsewhere. A team of dedicated urban forestry professionals from across North America will help you gain insights in to how you can move from a good urban forestry program to a great one. You will have the opportunity to learn from and network with urban forestry professionals from large cities and small towns, state and federal agencies,and non-profit organizations. MFI is an investment in your professional future - one that could pay great dividends to you and your city.
What MFI covers:
The Institute curriculum was developed by a team of urban forestry professionals and educators with dozens of years experience in leading urban forestry programs at the local, state, federal, and non-profit levels. There are four major components of the MFI curriculum:
- Developing A Leadership Approach To Your Position
- Thinking and Planning Strategically to Advance Urban Forestry Programs
- Working Effectively with Boards, Coalitions, and Non-Profit Organizations
- Managing the Relationship Between People and Trees
The all-inclusive registration investment of $2099.00 for SMA Members* or $2199.00 for non-members for MFI 2017 covers the following:
All course materials
Five nights hotel lodging (Sunday through Thursday)
All meals from Sunday dinner through Friday lunch
To register online Click here