Municipal Forestry Institute

23 03, 2020

Sophia Rodbell & Her Post-MFI Reflection

By |2020-03-23T15:35:50-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Municipal Forestry Insitute, 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), [...]

20 06, 2019

David Moore’s Advice to Budding Urban Foresters

By |2019-06-20T13:41:50-04:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Municipal Forestry Insitute, NYC, Organizational News|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

David guest speaking for an urban forestry class at SUNY-ESF (College of Environmental Science & Forestry). Seven Considerations for Budding Urban Foresters   By David Moore, Senior Tree Supervisor, City of Oakland, California Photos Courtesy David Moore NYSUFC Past President (2015-2017) David Moore, 34, is [...]

2 08, 2018

Registration Open for Municipal Forestry Institute (MFI) 2019!

By |2018-10-11T14:36:29-04:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Municipal Forestry Insitute|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   MFI Class of 2018 Photo by Paul Ries The Municipal Forestry Institute [...]

22 04, 2015

NYC Senior Forester and MFI Grad Brian Widener

By |2015-04-22T22:21:42-04:00April 22nd, 2015|Categories: Member Profiles, Municipal Forestry Insitute|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Brian Widener at Buttermilk Falls in New Jersey In February, 2015, NYC Senior Forester for Trees and Sidewalks Brian Widener attended the week-long Municipal Forestry Institute (MFI), held at The Oregon Garden in Silverton, Oregon. Here we learn about Brian’s background, his work in NYC, and his [...]

22 04, 2014

Getting to Know Jeremy Barrick

By |2016-04-27T10:29:22-04:00April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Member Profiles, Municipal Forestry Insitute|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Jeremy Barrick is Deputy Chief of Forestry, Horticulture, and Natural Resources for the City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation and a graduate of the Municipal Forestry Institute. This is adapted from a profile of Jeremy that appeared in City TREES. Jeremy, can you tell us [...]

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