ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION - MARCH 14, 2018
Metro Nashville Public Works and the Metro Beautification and Environment Commission celebrated our city's trees and honored citizens at a celebration in Centennial Park. NTF presented the Community Tree Advocate/Victor Johnson Award to Pat Wallace during the festivities.
Nashville receives its Tree City USA designation
23rd year and 6th consecutive growth award
Victor Johnson Award winner
Eleanor Willis (left) presents the award to Pat Wallace (right) for her work to plant and preserve over 10,000 trees.
2018 High Tree Party
The 2018 High Tree Party will be celebrated in conjunction with the Nashville Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Centennial Park. Winners of the Big Old Tree Contest will be announced at NTF's booth. Details to come.
Save the date and join us for a tree party!
2017 High Tree Party Highlights
Over 60 guests enjoyed a breezy afternoon at historic Greenwood Cemetery to learn about the winners of the Big Old Tree Contest, Historic and Specimen tree designations, and the Victor Johnson Award Winner, Vicki Turner.
Past Victor Johnson Award Winners
2017 Vicki Turner
Tree Expert, Enthusiast, Top Champion nominator
2016 Ridley Wills, II
2015 Charles Brindley
2014 Mayor Karl Dean and Anne Davis
2013 Joan Armour
Founding board member, Nashville Tree Foundation
2012 Hiroshi Sato
2011 Douglas Henry
2010 Betty Brown
Founding president, Nashville Tree Foundation
2009 Warner Bass
Founder, Friends of Warner Parks
2008 Joe Thompson
Civic leader, tree planter
2007 Martin Brown
ReLeaf Nashville campaign co-chair
2005 May Dean Eberling
Former executive director, Metro Historical Commission
2004 Randall Lantz
2003 Jim Fyke
2002 George H. Cate Jr.
First Metro Tree Board chair
2001 Armistead Barkley
1998 H.G. Hill Realty
1997 Carl Pitchford
Metropolitan Development and Housing Authority
1996 Ann Chapman
Metro Beautification and Environment Commission
1995 Victor Johnson
Nashville Tree Foundation