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November 22, 2011

MADISON -- The Wisconsin Urban Forestry Council is looking to recognize outstanding individuals, organizations, communities and tribes whose efforts have supported and furthered urban forestry in the state. Award winners are announced in February.

Wisconsin Urban Forestry Council Awards are presented in five categories:

The deadline for nominations is Dec. 30. Nominations should include the following information: award category or categories; complete contact information (including names, addresses and telephone numbers) for the individual(s), organization, group and/or project being nominated, along with contact information for the person(s) who can provide information about the nomination; and a description of the merits of the nominee and/or the achievements of the project or partnership, including any supporting documents (news clippings, photographs, letters, etc.) that show why the nominee is deserving of the award.

People who know of an individual or project of merit but don't have the support materials should submit the name and contact information and the UF Council will follow up and request additional support materials.

Information can be sent to the Wisconsin Urban Forestry Council, PO Box 7921, Madison, WI 53707, or e-mailed to Forestry Division's council liaison Laura Wyatt at Additional information about the awards and previous winners is available on the Wisconsin Urban Forestry Council page of the DNR website.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Laura Wyatt (608) 267-0568

Last Revised: Tuesday, November 22, 2011

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