Gold Leaf Award logoThe 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.

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

2023 Winners

For Outstanding Arbor Day Activities

Presented By Presented To
Western Chapter ISA Oroville Botanic Garden & Education Center
Western Chapter ISA City of West Covina
Wisconsin Arborist Association We Energies/Riverside University High School
Illinois Arborist Association City of Des Plaines
Illinois Arborist Association Trees Forever Illinois/Iowa
Mid-Atlantic Chapter ISA West Virginia State University
Midwestern Chapter ISA Debbie Fluegel
Midwestern Chapter ISA Ezra Ebby Elementary School
ISA Michigan Chapter Napoleon Lions Club

For Outstanding Landscape Beautification Activities

Presented By Presented To
Wisconsin Arborist Association Tree Line USA-Utility/Riverside University HS
Western Chapter ISA City of Phoenix-ParkRx Arizona
Western Chapter ISA Caltech Tree Corps
Mid-Atlantic Chapter ISA Allison Clausen
Mid-Atlantic Chapter ISA Davey Tree Expert Company-Chesapeake Office
Mid-Atlantic Chapter ISA Howard Eco Works
Mid-Atlantic Chapter ISA Robert Vickers
Mid-Atlantic Chapter ISA Massachusetts Greening the Gateway Cities Program
Wisconsin Arborist Association City of Fitchburg, Staff and Volunteers

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