2022 Call For Award Nominations Now Open

2022 Call For Award Nominations Now Open

Please note the deadline for award nominations has been extended to 1 April.  

With the use of its awards program, the International Society of Arboriculture recognizes amazing accomplishments individuals contribute to the arboriculture industry. ISA recognizes these exceptional contributions to the profession and this organization with the ISA Awards of Distinction and the ISA True Professionals of Arboriculture. ISA welcomes you to nominate your peers in the industry who’ve dedicated their time and effort to push the industry forward.

Presented by the Bartlett Tree Experts, the ISA Awards of Distinction are ISA’s highest honors and include nine categories—the Award of Merit, Alex L. Shigo Award for Excellence in Arboriculture Education, Sharon J. Lilly Award of Achievement, Honorary Life Membership, R.W. Harris Author’s Citation, L.C. Chadwick Award for Arboriculture Research, M.F. Blair Award for Exceptional Contribution to Practical Arboriculture and Early-Career Scientist. This program honors recipients for their contributions to the advancement of the arboriculture industry. Learn more and download the nomination form.

The ISA True Professional of Arboriculture program recognizes arborists who have achieved notable success in educating their communities, clients, colleagues and/or employees about the importance of trees, the necessity for proper tree care, and the role today’s arborists play in tree care service and education. Learn more and download the nomination form.

All forms and supplemental information must be submitted to The deadline for nominations is 1 April. Nominations are reviewed by the ISA Awards Committee, and the committee submits a roster of recommended award recipients to the ISA Board of Directors for approval.

The award recipients will be announced and honored publicly at the ISA 2022 Annual International Conference in Malmö, Sweden 12-14 September.



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