Mt. Prospect forester honored with national award
Mount Prospect Village Forester Sandy Clark won the Advancing Arboriculture Award this week from the Tree Care Industry Association.
The award, presented to Clark on Tuesday during the Mount Prospect village board meeting, is given to a governmental agency, institution or green industry partner that has worked to advance legislation, regulation or practices favorable to the tree care industry.
Clark was honored for initiating "the first innovative tree risk management program to increase public safety while still preserving as many older trees as possible. She directed an intensive tree disease/insect control effort, drastically reducing the annual elm loss rate."
Clark, who manages nearly 25,000 street trees and 42 acres of public grounds, also was on the forefront in the fight against the emerald ash borer.
- Share Facebook Twitter
Article sent to (required)E-mail
Article sent from (required)E-mail Name
Subject Line (article title)
Message (optional)Success - Article sent Click to close
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.
Contact information ( * required )Name * Company Telephone * E-mail *
Article InformationTitle URL
Message (optional)Success - Reprint request sent Click to close