The Mississippi Urban Forest council has a number of events that take place each year plus several current events.  We are in the process of updating this new website.  You can find our upcoming events at our FB page- Mississippi Urban Forest Council.


Arbor Day Poster and Photograph Contest: Deadline is April 15, 2017

Email or text Donna Yowell for guidelines.

Statewide awards event 'Celebration of Trees" will be held in early August on the MS Gulf Coast.  You may request a nomination form from Donna Yowell at or text (601) 672-0755.  Nomination are open to anyone all year long.

Bloom Town Mississippi - Sign up now for the next workshop featuring pollinator gardens and blooming trees. To sign up send you email address to  

2016 Urban Forestry and Green Infrastructure Conference & Awards

Date(s): Jul 28, 2016 8:30 AM - Jul 29, 2016

Location: Courtyard Marriott, Gulfport, MS

The 29th annual urban and community forestry conference will include a variety of timely topics chosen specifically for Mississippi. The topics will assist communities, land and homeowners to learn more about the latest information in urban and community forestry. Continuing education credits for elected officials, city employees, foresters, landscape architects and others are available.