2 12, 2021

Kathy Lawrence on Her Municipal Forestry Institute Experience

By |2021-12-03T17:46:20-05:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Environmental Justice, Municipal Forestry Insitute, Training|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Kathy Lawrence Kathy Lawrence is the dynamic Board Chair for the Greater Newburgh Parks Conservancy. She received some financial assistance from the Council toward attending MFI. She shares this reflection from the training.    With advice and support from some amazing folks at the New [...]

3 09, 2021

CCE 2021 Online Tree Steward Training in Sept & Oct

By |2021-09-03T15:45:53-04:00September 3rd, 2021|Categories: Arboriculture, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Training|Tags: |0 Comments

2021 Tree Stewardship Training Flyer CCE Dutchess County presents a comprehensive online 35-hour practical training program in public tree management. This course is especially suited for Green Industry Professionals, Municipal Employees, Street Tree Commissions, Utility Arborists, Community Volunteers, and Master Gardener Volunteers, although all are welcome.

25 01, 2021

CCE Dutchess & Putnam Offering Virtual ISA Certified Arborist Training Starting Feb 22nd 2021

By |2021-02-27T23:04:00-05:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Training, Webinars & Online Workshops|Tags: |0 Comments

Cornell Cooperative Extension - Dutchess County and CCE Putnam County have teamed up to bring you this online series preparing you for the ISA Certified Arborist Exam. Please see full details here  

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), [...]

27 12, 2019

i-Tree Planting Calculator Analysis of Buffalo’s Fall 2018 Tree Plantings

By |2019-12-27T14:59:11-05:00December 27th, 2019|Categories: i-Tree, Innovative Projects and Programs, Training, Tree Planting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

  The planting sites used in Buffalo’s i-Tree Planting Analysis project as part of City Forester Ross Hassinger’s participation in the first-ever i-Tree Online Academy. As part of the first i-Tree Online Academy, participants were asked to complete a comprehensive final capstone project that demonstrated [...]

25 10, 2017

Municipal Forestry Institute Coming to Connecticut in February 2018!

By |2017-10-25T23:42:21-04:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: Municipal Forestry Insitute, SMA, Training|Tags: |0 Comments

“Without hesitation, I would encourage anybody who is in the urban forestry field to attend MFI. Do whatever you have to do to get there! I found it so incredibly valuable.” —Karen Emmerich, NYSUFC President  Photo by Paul Ries The Municipal Forestry Institute (MFI) is [...]

29 03, 2016

WNY CommuniTREE Stewards, Part 2: Using Social Media to Connect Participants

By |2016-03-29T18:13:26-04:00March 29th, 2016|Categories: CommuniTREE Stewards WNY, Nonprofits, Training|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

By Gregory Badger, CommuniTREE Stewards Volunteer I grew up hiking the woods of Honeoye in Western NY and learning about trees from my father and when I moved to Philadelphia after college, I began volunteering for some of their TreePhilly programs. Yard tree giveaways, street tree plantings, [...]

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