23 02, 2021

Urban Forestry Opportunities at Southern University Include Virtual Learning, Scholarships, and Degrees at the Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral Levels

By |2021-02-28T20:42:10-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Research, Scholarships, Southern University, Technology, Urban Forestry Degree Programs, Urban Forestry Students, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

NASA project team at Southern University Urban Forestry & Natural Resources Department at a wetland soil sampling day in 2019. Left to right: Simbrey Majors, who received a Master degree in Dec 2020; Zhu Ning – Institutional Principle Investigator (PI); Victor Rivera – LSU Co-PI; Chris [...]

23 03, 2020

Sophia Rodbell & Her Post-MFI Reflection

By |2020-03-23T15:35:50-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Municipal Forestry Insitute, Scholarships, Training|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Sophia Rodbell (left) with fellow 2020 MFI grad Jean Zimmerman (center) and MFI Teaching Cadre Member and Council Past President Andy Hillman, enjoying the early spring weather in Gulf Shores, Alabama. NYSUFC Board Member Sophia Rodbell recently graduated from the 2020 Municipal Forestry Institute (MFI), [...]

9 03, 2020

Arborist & Author Jean Zimmerman on Her MFI Experience

By |2020-03-09T08:00:26-04:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Municipal Forestry Insitute, Scholarships, SMA|Tags: , |1 Comment

Arborist and author Jean Zimmerman. Photo by Maud Reavill Council Member and SavATree Arborist Jean Zimmerman recently attended the 2020 Municipal Forestry Institute (MFI) with partial assistance from a Council scholarship. With this MFI class, more than 750 urban forestry and affiliated professionals have completed [...]

5 12, 2019

Buffalo City Forester Ross Hassinger on Partners in Community Forestry Conference

By |2019-12-05T21:30:29-05:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Partners Community Forestry, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

“Of particular interest on the Wednesday tour of Cleveland was a legacy white oak tree in Lakeview Cemetery. It’s one of only a handful of remaining trees thought to have been around at the time Moses Cleveland founded the city in 1796.” -Ross Hassinger  [...]

9 10, 2019

Scholarships for Council Members for SMA, Partners, MFI

By |2019-10-09T16:22:35-04:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Municipal Forestry Insitute, Organizational News, Partners Community Forestry, Scholarships, SMA|0 Comments

Deadlines extended!! One of the benefits of being a Council member is being eligible for these conference and training scholarships. Please use the brief scholarship application form to apply to any of these:  Society of Municipal Arborists 55th Annual International Conference and Trade Show - $199 scholarships [...]

26 03, 2019

Danielle Gift on What the Partners in Community Forestry Conference Means to Her

By |2019-03-26T20:29:18-04:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Municipal Forestry Insitute, NYC, Organizational News, Partners Community Forestry, Scholarships|Tags: |0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=J6w06gqmO1I NYC Parks Tree Preservation Senior Project Manager Danielle Gift reflects here on her experiences attending the Partners in Community Forestry (“Partners”) Conference, which includes the affiliated Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA) Conference. The next Partners will take place November 20-21, 2019 in Cleveland, just after the [...]

26 03, 2019

Kateri Savory on Her MFI Experience

By |2019-03-26T11:34:48-04:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Municipal Forestry Insitute, Organizational News, Scholarships|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Kateri Savory Council member Kateri Savory is the Davey Resource Group Project Manager for the Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program in NYC. Kateri received scholarship funding from the Council toward attending the 2019 Municipal Forestry Institute, which took place in Silverton, Oregon. Can you tell [...]

24 09, 2018

Joe Charap on the Municipal Forestry Institute

By |2018-09-24T23:10:44-04:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Municipal Forestry Insitute, Scholarships|Tags: , |0 Comments

Green-Wood Cemetery Director of Horticulture and Curator and Council Board Member Joe Charap received scholarship assistance from the Council to attend the 2018 Municipal Forestry Institute in Litchfield, Connecticut. MFI 2019 in Silverton, Oregon: registration is underway! What were the most valuable aspects of MFI for you? I [...]

15 03, 2017

Council Board Member & New MFI Grad Mike DeMarco

By |2017-03-15T14:11:06-04:00March 15th, 2017|Categories: Member Profiles, Municipal Forestry Insitute, Organizational News, Scholarships, SMA, Society of Municipal Arborists|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Council Board Member Mike DeMarco attended the 2017 Municipal Forestry Institute (MFI) on scholarship from the Council and NYSDEC. MFI is an immersive, weeklong leadership training for urban forestry professionals. Here, we learn about DeMarco’s takeaways from MFI, his current position, and his work and educational background. [...]

8 12, 2016

Our Woman in Indy: Christine Manchester Reports from Partners in Community Forestry Conference

By |2016-12-08T22:53:20-05:00December 8th, 2016|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Essays and Reflections, Organizational News, Partners Community Forestry, Scholarships|Tags: , |0 Comments

Chris Manchester ISA Certified Arborist Christine (Chris) Manchester is the naturalist and sustainability coordinator for the Town of Dewitt, and as such she is heavily involved in the oversight of Dewitt’s urban forest. The NYSUFC provided financial assistance to Manchester to reimburse some of her [...]

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