2016 Tree Heroes

David RobinsonC.K. McClatchy Award

David Robinson

David Robinson has been selflessly serving the Davis community forest for over 30 years. David’s passion for Davis' tree canopy shows in his work to keep young trees alive and to protect established trees by educating people in the community on the benefits of trees through his work on the Tree Commission, and at Tree Davis events.

Austin B. Carroll Award

Sacramento Association of Realtors

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The Sacramento Association of REALTORS® has a long and rich history in greening neighborhoods throughout the region. SAR understands and promotes the value of increasing tree canopy in every neighborhood. Increased property values, neighborhood desirability, curb appeal and beautification are compelling reasons why REALTORS® love shade trees.

Growing Greenprint Award

City of Woodland

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The City of Woodland promotes the importance of improving community-wide tree canopy to provide environmental, economic, public health, and aesthetic benefits. The City actively invests in the Community’s trees, directly and through close collaboration with the Woodland Tree Foundation. In 2005, city leaders voted to become founding supporters of the Tree Foundation’s regional Greenprint initiative. The City of Woodland has truly earned its tagline as the ‘city of trees’.

Legacy Award

Two tremendous examples of the worthiness of our urban forest were recognized in 2016: the tree canopy shading Mackey Road in Elk Grove and the Legacy valley oak at the Sacramento Zoo.