Awards and Acknowledgements

Tree advocacy groups increase awareness of the benefits of the urban forest, coordinate the planting of thousands of trees, develop educational programs, and provide an essential conduit for volunteer action on the local level.” Southern Group of State Foresters

 

County Commission and City Council Resolutions…

Both Knoxville City Council and Knox County Commission honored Trees Knoxville for receiving the Urban and Community Forestry Partnership Award from the Southern Group of State Foresters in June!

Mayor Rogero and City Council members gave Trees Knoxville a standing ovation.

Commissioner Nystrom and Chair of County Commission, came down to the podium to personally congratulate board members, Tom Welborn, Joyce Feld, David Lee, and Kasey Krouse!

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Partnership Award June 2019

Tom Welborn accepted the Southern Group of State Foresters (SGSF) Urban and Community Forestry Partnership Award on behalf of Trees Knoxville for outstanding work in growing Knoxville’s tree canopy.

“Thanks for all the work that you and our volunteers have done to demonstrate a commitment to protecting and enhancing the urban forest canopy for Knoxville and Knox County.” SGSF