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May/June 2014

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ÌÞÊ/Àiià h-&) DROVE HOME FOR ME THAT URBAN FOR ESTRY IS NOT JUST ABOUT TREES 3TARBUCKS #%/ (OWARD 3CHULTZ ONCE SAID @7E WERE NEVER IN THE COFFEE BUSINESS SERVING PEOPLE WE WERE IN THE PEOPLE BUSI NESS SERVING COFFEE 9OU COULD SAY THAT WE IN URBAN FORESTRY ARE IN THE PEOPLE BUSINESS SERVING PEOPLE COMMUNITIES AND TREES "EFORE ATTENDING -&) ) DIDNT REALIZE HOW IMPORTANT IT WOULD BE FOR MY CAREER AND THE REST OF MY LIFE TO BE A PART OF THIS WEEKLONG TRAINING )T GAVE ME NEW PERSPECTIVE INSPIRATION ENCOURAGEMENT SKILLS AND HUMILITY -EETING THE CADRE AND SEEING THE SACRIFICES THEY MAKE FOR ALL OF US DEMONSTRATES THE VALUE THEY SEE IN THE WORKSHOP AND THEIR COMMITMENT TO SEEING US GROW h4HE "EST .EXT 3TEPv -UNICIPAL &ORESTRY )NSTITUTE -&) 'RADS 2EFLECT 1IPUPTCZ1BVM3JFT -EETING ALL THE STUDENTS WAS ALSO INCREDIBLE BECAUSE EVERY SINGLE ONE WAS INVESTED AND HAD SO MUCH TO CON TRIBUTE ) ONLY HOPE THAT THE BOND AND NETWORK THAT WE CREATED IN JUST ONE WEEK WILL LAST A LIFETIME AND HELP US TO ENHANCE OUR CAREERS AND IMPROVE OUR PLANET FOR THE FUTUREv%MILY (AMILTON #ONSULTING 5RBAN &ORESTER $AVEY 2ESOURCE 'ROUP h7HAT A GREAT WEEK )T WAS VERY MUCH WORTH THE TIME AND INVESTMENT )F YOU ARE JUST STARTING YOUR CAREER THIS IS A MUST )F YOU ARE FURTHER DOWN THE PRO FESSIONAL TRACK THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO REFOCUS AND REENERGIZEv %RIC "ERG #OMMUNITY &ORESTRY AND 3USTAINABLE ,ANDSCAPES 0ROGRAM ,EADER AT .EBRASKA &OREST 3ERVICE *>ÀÌV«>ÌÃÊÊÊ`½ÌÊÕÃÌÊi>ÀÊvÀÊÌiÊÃÌÀÕVÌ>ÊV>`ÀiÆÊÌiÞÊ>ÃÊi>ÀÊvÀÊi>VÊÌiÀÊÊ>Ê*iiÀÊi>À}ÊÀÕ«ÊÜiÀiÊÌiÞÊ Ì>ViÊiÝiÀVÃiÃÊÌ}iÌiÀ° -&) IS A WEEKLONG HIGHLEVEL TRAINING PROGRAM FOR URBAN FORESTERS AND ANYONE ELSE WHO WANTS TO DEVELOP LEADERSHIP SKILLS FOR THE FIELD OF URBAN AND COMMUNITY FORESTRY )N PAST YEARS THE 4RAINING #ADRE HAS WRITTEN AN ARTICLE ABOUT THE PROGRAM 4HIS YEAR WE THOUGHT WED LET SOME OF THE CLASS OF GRADUATES TELL EVERYONE ABOUT -&) HELD &EBRUARY AT THE ,IED ,ODGE OF THE !RBOR $AY &OUNDATION 7ALT 7ARRINER 4RAINING #ADRE -EMBER

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