2014 National Arbor Day Awards

The 2014 Arbor Day Awards honored thirteen individuals and organizations for their outstanding contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship. Read their stories and watch videos about the winners by clicking on any award below. You can also view photos of the Arbor Day 2014 award weekend.

Forest Lands Leadership Award

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has planted approximately 3 million trees on nearly 7,000 acres of former row crop land since the inception of a bottomland hardwood forest restoration program. Additionally, more than 20,000 acres of naturally-regenerated forest land of varying ages and composition are owned by the Agency.

This year’s winners are:

Award winners are recognized for their leadership in the cause of tree planting, conservation,and environmental stewardship.

Leaders in tree planting, conservation, and environmental stewardship from around the country and world are honored each year at our annual Arbor Day Awards celebration held in Nebraska City, Nebraska. The awards ceremony is part of the annual Arbor Day weekend celebration held at Lied Lodge & Conference Center.