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Municipal Forestry Institude

Date: February 18, 2018 - February 23, 2018
Location: Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, Litchfield, CT, UNITED STATES
Organizer: Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA)
Sponsor: Asplundh
Description: MFI 2018 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.

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

Registration Details:
The all-inclusive registration investment of $2099.00 for SMA Members* or $2199.00 for non-members for MFI 2018 covers the following:
•All course materials
•Five nights hotel lodging (Sunday through Thursday)
•All meals from Sunday dinner through Friday lunch

Contact Name: Jerri LaHaie
Contact Email:

CEUs available: Yes

Start Date: February 18, 2018
End Date: February 23, 2018

Address: Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center
229 E Litchfield Rd

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