2012 National Arbor Day Awards

Beacon Award

The Davey Tree Expert Company—Kent, Ohio

The Davey Tree Expert Company—Kent, Ohio

Since 1880, Davey Tree has been a leader in providing expert tree care and advice across the country. With a corporate commitment to bringing high integrity to the field of tree care and management, they have established themselves as a trusted source and ally for homeowners, cities, utilities and tree care advocates. Davey Tree has contributed millions of dollars to advance strategic leadership tree care at the local, state and national level. The company has also played a critical role in developing the i-Tree software suite to provide scientific analysis and benefits assessment for urban forestry advocates and managers.


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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.