Posted: August 19, 2014
Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company is proud to announce its annual 2014 National Register of Big Trees Calendar has earned a Silver Award of Achievement from the 2014 Garden Writers Association Media Awards Program.
Davey has produced the calendar for many years to highlight the nation’s biggest trees in cooperation with American Forests, a non-profit dedicated to protection and expansion of the country’s woodlands. Each year American Forests crowns more than 750 national champion trees, 12 of which are featured in the annual calendar sponsored by Davey.
The Garden Writers Association has conducted an annual awards program for more than 25 years recognizing writing, photography, graphic design, illustration and electronic media production among its members. The Silver Awards represent the first round of judging, with recipients becoming semi-finalists for the GWA Gold Award of Achievement for Best Talent or Best Product.
The 2014 Big Tree calendar was among 51 silver award recipients chosen from 260 submissions. Gold award winners were announced during the GWA Annual Symposium in Pittsburgh Aug. 11.
The Davey Tree Expert Company, with U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces, provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee owned for 35 years and has more than 7,800 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com.