Landscape Conservation Award

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.

Award Criteria:

  1. To recognize individuals or organizations who have made significant contributions to the cause of native plant and habitat conservation.
  2. To provide a means of publicly acknowledging such efforts.
  3. To further the mission of promoting environmentally sound landscaping practices through public education.


2018 Nominations:

Nominations for the 2018 award will be open later this year.


Past Recipients:

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