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.

Lawrence Enersen Award

Guy Hager, Baltimore, MD

Guy Hager, senior director of Great Parks, Clean Streams, and Green Communities at the Parks & People Foundation of Baltimore. Hager has transformed the City of Baltimore, and transformed lives. He is a widely admired innovator who has established an effective model for other programs and program leaders to employ in their local community. Hager’s leadership, commitment and contributions have not only helped to change the landscape of many Baltimore neighborhoods from dilapidated row houses to trees, green space and native species, but have also helped to change lives.

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.