2019 Municipal Forestry Institute


Oregon Garden Resort
895 W Main St.
Silverton, OR
United States

Number of CEUs


Do You Have What It Takes To Move Yourself or Your Urban Forestry Effort To The Next Level?

The Municipal Forestry Institute (or MFI) may be able to take you there! MFI is an exciting, high‐level training opportunity educating people 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.

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Why Should YOU Attend? MFI is a unique leadership and professional development opportunity you won’t find anywhere else. A team of dedicated urban forestry professionals from across North America will help you gain insights into how to move from a good urban forestry effort to a great one. You will 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 or organization. What Does MFI Cover? The Institute curriculum was developed by a team of urban forestry professionals and educators with dozens of years experience in leading urban forestry efforts at the local, state/provincial, 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 Efforts
  • Working Effectively with Boards, Coalitions, and Non-Profit Organizations
  • Managing the Relationship Between People and Trees

The curriculum is presented in a variety of formats including lectures, multi‐media presentations, panel discussions, group exercises, and real‐life scenarios.

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