Promoting healthy and sustainable urban and community forests which contribute to clean air and water, economic stability, and beautiful green places in which all Mississippians and future generations live, work and play. Green Infrastructure and Green Revitalization at it's best.
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Mississippi Urban Forest Council
Mississippi Grown Cut Flower Cooperative - Bloom Town Mississippi
Mississippi Urban Forest Council 2016 Annual Report: click here.
Who We Are:
The Mississippi Urban Forest Council (MUFC) is a volunteer based nonprofit organization formed in 1991 by the US Farm Bill to provide educational and assistance in community and urban forestry.
Our Mission Statement:
Our mission is to foster and promote proper management of urban and community forests for social, economic, and environmental benefits to people through innovation leadership, communication and educational services.
Goals of the Mississippi Urban Forest Council:
MUFC is a nonprofit organization supported by members including communities, businesses, civic groups and individuals with an interest in community forestry.
The Council was formed in 1991. Governed by a board of directors, the Council supports community projects and provides education and assistance to citizens and communities statewide.
Partners and Network:
MUFC works in partnership with the Mississippi Forestry Commission and other state, federal and private agencies and businesses.
UFC's State and National Network
Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
Mississippi Urban Forest Council Board of Directors and Advisors
President Andy Parker, City of Hattiesburg
Vice-president/Treasurer Jim Ewing, Pelahatchie, MS
Secretary Emily Loden-Jones, Itawamba Community College, Forestry Technology
Robbie Brown, MS Municipal League
David Knight, City of Tupelo
Renee Havens, City of Southaven, MS
Alicia Crudup, Keep Jackson Beautiful
Michael Gibson, Gibson Landscaping
Billy Lamb, City of Oxford