2008 National Arbor Day Awards

Lady Bird Johnson Award

Green Streets for Omaha

Green Streets for Omaha, NE, will receive the Lady Bird Johnson Award for roadside beautification. Green Streets for Omaha is a master plan that establishes design and landscape standards that green the city’s 2,000 miles of streets. Sponsored by the City of Omaha and Mayor Mike Fahey in conjunction with the Department of Parks, Recreation and Public Property, Green Streets for Omaha works to beautify the community’s streets and neighborhoods.

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.