The International Society of Arboriculture and the Prairie Chapter want to recognize outstanding achievements in the arboriculture profession, as well as the efforts of individuals who positively impact arboriculture in the urban forest.

Please consider nominating someone for one or more of these award categories.

International Society of Arboriculture Awards

True Professionals of Arboriculture Recognition Program

The True Professionals of Arboriculture program recognizes members and certified professionals who are role models to their peers and positively represent the profession to the public.

Prairie Chapter Awards

Gold Leaf Awards — Outstanding Arbor Day Activities

This award program recognizes individuals, organizations, and communities for outstanding Arbor Day programs that promote trees, tree care, and tree planting. Recipients of this award are chosen by the Prairie Chapter Awards Committee.

Outstanding Landscape Beautification Activities

This award program recognizes individuals, organizations, and communities for outstanding Landscape Beautification programs or community landscape beautification projects that have a significant impact on communities or regions. Recipients of this award are chosen by the Prairie Chapter Awards Committee.

Outstanding Contribution to the Board

In recognition of a Board member’s sustained outstanding efforts or contributions to the advancement of the ISA Prairie Chapter and its goals, events, or special projects.
Nominees must be serving on the Board currently or newly retired from the Board.

Student Recognition Award

In recognition of sustained outstanding efforts or contributions to the advancement of the guiding principles of the ISA Prairie Chapter. Nominees must be students enrolled in an arboriculture/horticulture program or newly graduated.

Lifetime Achievement Award

In recognition of sustained outstanding efforts or contributions to the advancement of the ISA Prairie Chapter and the Arboriculture Industry on the prairies. Nominees must be retiring from active employment to qualify for this award.

Mentorship Award
This award recognizes excellence in leadership, mentorship, and education. Recipients of this award are nominated by a student or employee that feels they have received exceptional teaching or, on-the-job mentoring from a boss, supervisor, or co-worker.

If you would like to nominate someone for an award please email office@isaprairie.com