This event is an awards and planting ceremony to recognize municipalities who are Tree Cities, Magnificent 7 trees, and other special arbor day awards.
Special awards include:
Citizen Forester of the Year
This award recognizes an outstanding individual who, through contributions of talent, time and efforts, has positively impacted their local community. Arizona residency is not required, but the service must have been performed in Arizona as a volunteer, not as a paid position.
Palo Verde Award for Urban Forestry Enhancement
This award is given to an exceptional business whose work provides innovative leadership or contributions of talent and effort that enable the advancement of sustainable community forestry efforts at a local or state level.
Ironwood Award for Public Service
This award is presented to an exemplary government official or employee who, through extraordinary efforts, has significantly and positively contributed to and enhanced urban forest management at a community or state level.
The event is at the Arizona State Capitol Museum - Historic Senate on Thursday, April 26th from 10am-12pm.
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