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Nominate a Tree Hero

Nominate an individual, an organization, a government jurisdiction, or a place to receive one of our categories of Tree Hero Awards

C.K. McClatchy Award

Honors a long-term commitment to trees at the regional or community level. This award honors a person whose pursuit of the greening of Sacramento has become synonymous with that of C.K. McClatchy, who championed the importance of trees.

Austin B. Carroll Award

Honors a wide range of tree planting, care and stewardship efforts, as well as effective education and public awareness activities. This award is presented to an organization, institution or corporation whose work sets a worthy example for others to follow.

Growing Greenprint Award

Honors a government jurisdiction in the Sacramento region that has made noteworthy contributions toward improving their communities by building a better urban forest. Such contributions may include advances in tree planting and management, the development of community partnerships, and the establishment of sound urban forest policies.

Legacy Award

Honors a tree, landscape or woodland. This award recognizes the innate worthiness of a tree or landscape, as well as the beauty and value of these living entities.


Nominations due by March 25 (for 2017 Tree Hero Awards)

Tree Hero Nomination Form

Nomination Info

Award Category
  • You are highly encouraged to include photos of the nominee (including logos and before and after pictures where appropriate). If you'd like to submit your nomination in a scrapbook format or include non-electronic photographs, please print out this form (or include all information) and mail it to our office. (We do not sell or share your contact information with other organizations.)

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