2008 National Arbor Day Awards

Media Award

If I Were a Tree by Dar Hosta

If I Were a Tree, by Dar Hosta of Flemington, NJ, will receive a Media Award, which is given in recognition of the power of the media to capture the imagination of the public. If I Were a Tree is a uniquely shaped book that is a celebration of trees. The book features verse and colorful collage illustrations showing trees through all seasons, and is geared for children ages 3 through 8.

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.