Missouri Arbor Award of Excellence
Apply November through December annually
Download, complete and submit the nomination form below.
Co-sponsored by MDC and the Missouri Community Forestry Council, the Missouri Arbor Award of Excellence recognizes those who act as good stewards for trees in their communities. Any significant program, project or event that contributes to the care or maintenance of trees in our towns and cities could qualify for an award. This award is intended to recognize projects that demonstrate a sustained overall effort to care for trees.
- A handsome framed award
- One full-registration scholarship to the MCFC annual conference
- A specially selected community forestry reference book
- A $50 gift card
- A 5 percent bonus cost-share from MDC on an application that is selected for funding in the next round of the Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance cost-share program. Citation of Merit winners are ineligible for this bonus.