City Trees

September/October 2020

City Trees is a premier publication focused on urban + community forestry. In each issue, you’ll learn how to best manage the trees in your community and more!

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Our members do great things throughout the year! The SMA Awards Committee is seeking nominations for awards and honors that will be presented during our virtual conference on Thursday, November 19, 2020. Please nominate deserving indi- viduals or organizations for one or more of the awards listed below. To nominate someone, go to Just fill in the short nomination form, or type up nomination information and email it to Nominations are due Friday, Sept. 25. A list of past winners is available on the SMA website as a reference. Thank you in advance! Award of Merit For advancing the profession of arboriculture and urban forestry The Award of Merit, the highest honor the Society can bestow, recognizes outstanding meritorious services by a member who advances the princi- pals, ideals, and practices of municipal arboriculture and urban forestry. Award of Achievement For advancing the public's commitment to community trees and forests The Award of Achievement is presented to a member who has clearly advanced the public's awareness of and com- mitment to urban forests and trees. Honorary Life Membership For career contributions to the Society Honorary Life Membership is granted to members of the Society who have contributed materially, substantially, and unselfishly to support and promote the Society and its mission over time. Honorary Membership For substantive contributions of non-members to the Society's mission Honorary Membership for a full year is granted to individuals who are not members of the Society to recognize continuing commitment and outstanding service to advancing municipal arbori- culture and urban forestry. Legacy Project of the Year Award For an innovative project, program, or partnership that has demonstrated results The Legacy Project of the Year Award is presented to an agency or organization that has raised public awareness and appreciation of community trees and urban forests through a unique and innovative project, program, or part- nership that includes the work of an ISA Certified Municipal Specialist or an SMA Accredited Municipal Program. i-Tree Innovation Award For creative applications of i-Tree tools to enhance community forest management The i-Tree innovation award is awarded to a member, agency, or community for successful implemen- tation of a project or program using i-Tree as an integral component. Please direct questions or correspondence to: Steve Cothrel, Chair SMA Awards Committee 3600 Tremont Rd. Upper Arlington, OH 43221 (614) 583-5340 SMA AWARDS Nominations Due September 25 th !

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