Arbor Day Awards

Arbor Day Celebration Award

2009 winner The City of Minneapolis, MN

This award honors Arbor Day celebrations that best represent the spirit of the tree planter's holiday.

Eligibility

  • Event submitted must have been held within past two years
  • Event submission can come from individual, group, organization or community

Criteria

  • Lasting impact on the community which contributes to ongoing community forestry efforts
  • Celebration is developed as a sustainable event
  • Model for others to emulate
  • Provides innovative and unique approaches to engage multiple audiences in the celebration

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Describe in detail (2 to 3 pages) the answers to the questions below.

  • When was the Arbor Day celebration? (date, month, year)
  • Where was the Arbor Day celebration held?
  • What groups and or organizations participated in the Arbor Day celebration?
  • Describe in detail the celebration; include activities, volunteers, speakers, number of trees planted, number of attendees, sponsors, dignitaries that attended, etc.
  • Was this the first time for this celebration or is this an annual event?
  • If annual event, describe what changes and improvements have been made since the last celebration?
  • How is this celebration used to advance or promote community forestry in your community?