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Leadership Training 
Thursday, Nov. 8, Hyattsville 

Sustainable Maryland is pleased to invite Central Maryland's municipal and county elected officials and staff, municipal Green Team members, and local advocates to attend our
Leadership Training Workshop on

The Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland will host Sustainable Maryland's annual Leadership Training workshops in November. This training series fosters leadership skills to engage diverse stakeholders, reduce contention, and garner support for sustainability initiatives.

This year's workshop topic, GROWING THE COMMUNITY FOREST, will incorporate examples, stories and tools that will help communities to strengthen and expand local tree canopy. Trees are unique amongst urban infrastructure, in that over time, they appreciate in both value and capacity. Learn about the benefits of a healthy community forest; funding sources and technical assistance available for maintaining and growing your town's tree canopy; updates on regulations, policies and ordinances at the federal, state and local level; and examples of how to engage residents to support this vital green infrastructure in their neighborhoods.
Thursday, November 8, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Hyattsville City Hall, Hyattsville
REGISTRATION FEE: $35.00 (includes breakfast, lunch, program materials, free parking)
Questions? Contact Mike Hunninghake at or 301-405-7956.

Sponsored by Sustainable Maryland 

Co-Sponsored by:

Sustainable Maryland is an initiative of the Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland. It is a free and voluntary program designed to help Maryland communities choose a direction for their sustainability efforts, improve access to resources needed to implement action, and recognize their accomplishments. Our sponsors include the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Maryland Municipal League. For more information about how your municipality can register in the Sustainable Maryland program, plus customized Green Team training and access to student resources that are available to provide consultancy services for municipal planning, please contact 301 405-7956 or 

Mike Hunninghake
Program Manager 
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