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.

The Frederick Law Olmsted Award

Nancy Buley, Boring, OR

Nancy is J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. communications director. Buley is known by many in the forestry community as someone who builds and nurtures relationships. Nancy is widely viewed as a highly skilled bridge-builder, helping people come together to work toward a common goal and ensuring a seat at the table for a variety of stakeholders. Nancy is often described as a creative, out-of-the box thinker and facilitator who builds a “big tent” when exploring issues and creatively visioning the future of urban and community forestry.

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.