2021 Oregon Urban and Community Forestry Award

Posted: Mon, Apr 05 2021 12:00 am

The Oregon Department of Forestry and the non-profit organization Oregon Community Trees (OCT) have announced this year's Oregon Urban and Community Forestry Award honorees. They are:

Essex General Construction, with offices in Eugene and Lake Oswego Grants Pass Urban Forester Tony Mecum Wilsonville City Councilor Charlotte Lehan Eugene Urban Forestry Management Analyst Scott Altenhoff nominated Essex because, "Their company's commitment to doing the right thing and going the extra-mile for trees and green infrastructure is truly exceptional."

Altenhoff stated that at all stages of a project the Essex team shows an enthusiasm for protecting existing trees or planting new, high-quality trees. As an example, he cited the Midtown project, a mixed-use, multi-story building in downtown Eugene. Click here to learn more

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These trees were protected during construction

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