Keeping workers safe in extreme heat

In the November/December 2023 issue of UCFS’s City Trees, Michelle Sutton, City Trees Editor, reported on strategies some communities are taking for Icing out the Heat as extreme heat bears down.

Tree of the Year

Each year, a panel of experts reviews and selects an SMA Tree of the Year. The tree must meet qualifications such as suitability for the urban environment, noteworthy ornamental attributes, and in many cases, be considered underutilized. Check out the Tree of the Year!

Honorary Membership

For substantive contributions of non-members to the Society’s mission Honorary Membership for a full year is granted to individuals who are not members of the Society, to recognize continuing commitment […]

 i-Tree Innovation Award

 For creative applications of i-Tree tools to enhance community forest management The i-Tree innovation award is awarded to a member, agency, or community for successful implementation of a project or […]

Legacy Project of the Year Award

For an innovative project, program, or partnership that has demonstrated results. The Legacy Project of the Year Award is presented to an agency or organization that has raised public awareness […]

Honorary Life Membership

For career contributions to the Society Honorary Life Membership is granted to members of the Society who have contributed materially, substantially, and unselfishly to support and promote the Society and […]

Young or Emerging Professional

For making early, significant strides in an urban forestry career The Young or Emerging Professional award recognizes an SMA member aged 30 or under who has made significant contributions to the […]

Award of Achievement 

For advancing the public’s commitment to community trees and forests The Award of Achievement is presented to a member who has clearly advanced the public’s awareness of, and commitment to […]

Award of Merit

For advancing the profession of arboriculture and urban forestry The Award of Merit, the highest honor the Society can bestow, recognizes outstanding meritorious services by a member who advances the […]

Editorial Review Committee

Provide editorial oversight of City Trees, proof City Trees, support advertisers Allison Craig – Chair  Michelle Sutton – Editor Adrina Bardekjian Rachel Barker Felipe Alberto Fuentes Ramirez Sitara Gare Jamie […]