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Annual Statewide Conference

Sustainable Choices for Today,
Planting for Tomorrow

February 9th - 10th, 2011

Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
2148 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS





AGENDA
Wednesday, February 9th
8:30 am Conference Registration
- Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
9:00 am Welcome to the Conference
- Mayor Rod Nicholson
9:15 am Connecting It All
- Donna Yowell, MS Urban Forest Council
9:30 am Natural Asset Mapping and Management
- MS Development Authority
10:00 am Enhancing the Appearance of Downtown and Highway Business Corridors
- Randall Arendt
Noon Picnic Lunch
- MS Museum of Natural Science
1:00 pm Greener Neighborhoods, Either Revitalized or New
- Randall Arendt
2:30 pm Sustainable Site Development & Energy Conservation
- Bob Brzuszek, MS State University
3:15 pm Enhancing Conservation and Income Potential with Community Forests
- Daryl Jones,Ph.D., Natural Resource Enterprise Program
4:00 pm How to Incorporate Green Infrastructure Principles into Local Strategies
- Shelley Johnstone, City of Hernando
5:30 pm President’s Reception and Walking Tour and Scavenger Hunt in the Renaissance
Thursday, February 10th
9:00 am Placing Value on Trees and Landscapes
- Dr. Stephen Dickie, MS State Extension Forester
10:15 am Sustainable Urban Forestry and Developing Green Policy
- Dr. Buck Abbey, LSU Green laws
11:30 am Trees and Water – Flood Control, Storm Preparedness and Water Quality
12:30 pm Lunch on Your Own – MUFC Membership Meeting
1:30 pm Go Green, $ee Green Workshop
This workshop will be presented by a team of experts covering subjects such as running a community forestry program on a budget, obtaining grants and financial assistance, free green infrastructure, creating gardens and green spaces, developing effective local teams, converting unsightly areas into assets, re-vitalizing your community, improving the quality of community spaces, creating the best comprehensive plan, and much more.

REGISTRATION FORM

2011 Annual Urban Forestry Conference

Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, Jackson, MS
February 9-10, 2011
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Please check appropriate fee option(s):
Full Registration (9th and 10th)
$   85.00 ______
Daily Registration: 9th or 10th
$   50.00 ______
Member (MUFC) Registration
$   75.00 ______
 
MUFC Membership
$   25.00 ______
Students
$   25.00 ______
Exhibitor Display
$   50.00 ______
   
TOTAL FEE: _____________


ACCOMMODATIONS

Hyatt Place
1016 Highland Colony Parkway
Ridgeland, MS, 39157
(601)898-8815

Room Block for $99, ask for MUFC, book by January 31, 2011. Directions: Take Exit 105C off I-55 North onto Old Agency Road, Ridgeland, turn right into the Renaissance Shopping Center (by fountain), go straight until dead end and take a right, hotel on your left.



* Please note these changes could not be made on the brochure.

Donna Vaughn Yowell
164 Trace Cove Drive
Madison, Mississippi  39110
Cell and Office:  (601)-672-0755
Fax and 2nd line: (601) 856-1660

www.msurbanforest.com
www.mfc.state.ms.us
 

 

 

 
 
 
For more information contact:
The Mississippi Urban Forest Council,
Donna Yowell, Executive Director,
ph:601 856-1660 or 601-672-0755
dyowell@aol.com
 
 










           









































     
 
 
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