Municipal Forestry Institute 2020 – Diversity in MFI Scholarships Available

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. The 2020 program will have a special focus of cultivating diversity in urban forestry leadership.

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.

Find out more at the Society of Municipal Arborists website or check out the program flyer.

The Lodge at Gulf Shores State Park
The Lodge at Gulf Shores State Park