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Gold Leaf Award

Harry J. Banker Gold Leaf Award

The Harry J. Banker Gold Leaf Award provides an opportunity for ISA chapters to recognize individuals at the local or regional level. The award is intended for individuals, organizations and communities for either outstanding Arbor Day activities or for outstanding landscape beautification activities as submitted by an ISA Chapter. This is an opportunity for ISA chapters to solicit entries to acknowledge worthy individuals, organizations or municipalities for projects which have had a significant impact upon a community or region, usually over a period of several years.

Submit a Nomination

Contact your local ISA Chapter to recommend someone for special recognition or extraordinary contribution to the profession or industry.

Nomination Deadline

There is no fixed deadline for nominations for this award, since it is reviewed and awarded by the local ISA Chapter. Each chapter may determine the most appropriate time to distribute their awards.

Award Winners

For Outstanding Arbor Day Activities

Date Presented Presented By Presented To
January 2016 ISA Ontario Chapter Ontario Commercial Arborists Association
February 2016 ISA Michigan Chapter Bill Botti, Clinton Trail Tree Farm
ISA Midwestern Chapter City of Springfield Public Works
ISA Wisconsin Chapter Jeff J. Olson, Arbor Systems of Madison
March 2016 ISA Ohio Chapter City of Hudson
May 2016 ISA Western Chapter Richmond Trees
ISA Western Chapter Inland Urban Forest Council
ISA Western Chapter Wilbur D. May Arboretum & Botanical Garden
ISA Western Chapter City of Oceanside
ISA Western Chapter Santa Margarita Elementary
September 2016 ISA Pacific Northwest Chapter General Tree Service
ISA Prairie Chapter City of St. Albert
October 2016 ISA Mid-Atlantic Chapter M-NCPPC Montogmery Parks HFEE Arbor Day Team
ISA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Harford County Arbor Day Celebration

For Outstanding Landscape Beautification Activities

Date Presented Presented By Presented To
February 2016 ISA Michigan Chapter Hantz Farms
ISA Midwestern Chapter City of Olathe Forestry
ISA Wisconsin Chapter James Chesebro, Your Personal Gardener LLC
May 2016 ISA Western Chapter El Dorado Nursery & Garden
ISA Western Chapter Maui County Arborist Committee
ISA Western Chapter Maui Green & Beautiful
June 2016 ISA Atlantic Chapter Friends of McNab's Island Society
ISA Atlantic Chapter City of Fredericton
ISA Atlantic Chapter Windsor Tree Canopy Committee & Communities in Bloom
September 2016 ISA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
ISA Prairie Chapter City of Calgary ReTree YYC
October 2016 ISA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Brenda Richardson, Earth Conservation Corps
ISA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Right Tree Right Place
ISA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Prince George's County Clean Up Green Up Team
ISA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards
ISA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Gregory Dahle
ISA New England Chapter Saluting Branches


For More Information

To learn more about this program, contact your local ISA Chapter or call +1.217.355.9411 for additional information.

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