Public Works and Environmental Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

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703-324-5033
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 448 Fairfax, VA 22035

Sharon North,
Public Information Officer

Friends of Trees / Tree Preservation Awards – Nominations Open July 1, 2021

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Fairfax County, VA – If you have demonstrated outstanding conservation-based actions in preserving, protecting or planting trees, you may be eligible for an award from the Tree Commission.

The nomination period for the commission’s annual Friends of Trees and Tree Preservation and Planting Awards opens on Thursday, July 1, 2021 and continues through Saturday, July 31.

Individuals and organizations may be nominated for various tree related projects or programs.

The following types of projects or programs may be nominated:

  • Preservation: projects or programs for land or easement donations or appropriate tree care
  • Education: projects or programs that create publications, interpretive trail development, tree marking with identification tags, or presentations to the public about preservation, protection or tree planting
  • Planting: projects or programs that conduct seedling plantings, riparian restoration plantings or heritage species plantings
  • Maintenance: innovative tree care projects or programs without traditional funding sources

Please use the nomination form. Winners will be announced in the fall, 2021.

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