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2013 National Arbor Day Awards

Promise to the Earth Award

UPS

UPS

UPS is the recipient of the Promise to the Earth Award. Working with some of the largest environmental organizations in the world, UPS has supported the planting of more than half a million trees in dozens of countries. UPS also joined a number of public and private groups in donating $200,000 to fund tree planting for the Flight 93 Memorial Project, a twenty-two hundred acre national park in Pennsylvania commemorating those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

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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.

Photos provided by: ACTrees - Burnell Fischer - City of Carmel, IN - City of Valparaiso, IN - Dimensions Educational Research Foundation - Donna Love - Dr. Waddell Barnes - Eden Reforestation Projects - Florida Forest Service - Friends of Grand Rapids Parks - ©Joseph O’Brien / USDA Forest Service - Kemba Shakur - Lakeshore Learning Materials - Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board - Northern Indiana Public Service Company - Plant With Purpose - Punta Gorda - Steve Schroeder - Texas Forest Service - Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - The Salinas Californian - UPS - Urban ReLeaf