Submit Your Nominations for the ISA 2023 Awards Program Today

Submit Your Nominations for the ISA 2023 Awards Program Today

Every year at the Annual International Conference, ISA recognizes the accomplishments of individuals in the arboriculture industry. ISA recognizes these individuals with the ISA Awards of Distinction and the ISA True Professionals of Arboriculture, and we welcome you to nominate your peers in the industry who've made amazing contributions to the industry.

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. To nominate someone for an Award of Distinction click here.

The ISA True Professionals 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. To nominate someone for the True Professionals program click here.

All forms and supplemental information must be submitted to The deadline for nominations is 19 March 2023. 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 2023 Annual International Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, US on 14-16 August. If you have questions please email

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