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.

Promise the Earth Award

Physicians Mutual, Omaha, NE

Physicians Mutual has helped plant 250,000 trees at sites including the Ocala National Forest in Florida, the Huron-Manistee National Forests in Michigan, and Bastrop State Park in Texas. Physicians Mutual’s Trees In Memory program plants a tree in memory of policyholders at the time of their death. Their Trees In Celebration program plants a tree in honor of a policyholder’s birthday.

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.