Each year the Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones recognizes individuals or organizations whose exemplary use of native plants demonstrate the mission of Wild Ones: To promote environmentally sound landscaping practices which preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities.
The Landscape Conservation Award / Certificate of Appreciate Award is presented annually at the Tennessee Valley Wild Ones Plant Natives symposium.
- To recognize individuals or organizations who have made significant contributions to the cause of native plant and habitat conservation.
- To provide a means of publicly acknowledging such efforts.
- To further the mission of promoting environmentally sound landscaping practices through public education.
Nominations for the 2018 award will be open later this year.
2017 Jim Mahurin & Paula Snider for the First Presbyterian Church of Franklin TN
2017 Kelly Brooks and Dan Jacobson for the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
2017 Certificate of Appreciation: Mary Beth Sutton
2016 Paola Zannini and Anita Greenwell for the Reflection Riding Greenhouse
2015 Lisa Lemza for the Grace Episcopal Church Butterfly and Community Gardens