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Several awarded at 28th Annual Urban Forestry Awards Luncheon

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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - On Wednesday, April 4, six awards were presented to individuals and groups for their work involving and improving urban forestry.

The awards were presented at the 28th Annual Urban Forestry Awards Luncheon at the Sheraton in West Des Moines. 

The following awards were presented:

  • Holly Ruble – Outstanding Professional
  • Gary Fulton – Outstanding Volunteer
  • City of Des Moines’ Forestry Division – Outstanding Local Partner
  • Erin Burmahl & Living Lands and Waters – Outstanding Youth Program
  • Keokuk High School Biotech II class – Outstanding Youth Project
  • East River Knotty Pine 4-H Club – Outstanding Youth Project

Full details on each individual award and photographs of each can be requested by reaching out to Emma Hanigan at 515-249-1732 or