Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Nominations Open for 2010 Oregon Urban and Community Forestry Awards

Oregon Community Trees (OCT) is pleased to announce the 17th annual Urban and Community Forestry Awards for 2010. Join OCT, the Oregon Department of Forestry and the USDA Forest Service in recognizing the accomplishments of individuals, groups and businesses that have been leaders in the efforts to enhance and maintain Oregon’s community forests (trees and related vegetation growing within a city’s urban growth boundary).

OCT is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting healthy community forests and citizen awareness of urban and community forestry issues statewide. This is your chance to see the individuals or groups in your community that have been instrumental in local tree issues during 2009 are recognized for their efforts. All nominations must be submitted to Oregon Community Trees @ P.O. Box 13074, Salem, OR 97309-1074 to be received no later than March 31, 2010. A nomination application is included with this letter.

Award recipients will be announced during Oregon Urban Forestry Conference, being held at the Oregon Garden, on June 3, 2010. For further information on the Oregon Urban Forestry Awards Program, please contact Mark Snyder, OCT Awards Committee chair, at (541) 682-4819, or by e-mail at

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