Jane Sherman

Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council
Rhode Island

Jane Sherman has worked for decades to change the face of one of the most economically challenged areas in Rhode Island and address long-standing...

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Glenn Legacki

Trees Atlanta
Illinois

Glenn Legacki’s dedication to preserving and restoring urban forests has made a big contribution locally in Atlanta and is inspiring others to...

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Naomi Davis

BIG (Blacks In Green)
Georgia

Naomi Davis is an urban theorist, attorney, activist and proud granddaughter of Mississippi...

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Diane Vaszily

Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
Arizona

Diane Vaszily is a proactive community member who enthusiastically volunteers with two area nonprofits dedicated to conservation and environmental...

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Alberto Tlatoa

South Central Farm Restoration Committee
California

Alberto Tlatoa is a food justice advocate, social entrepreneur, historian, artist, community organizer and co-founder of...

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Sherwood Bishop

San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance
Texas​

Sherwood is a recently retired university professor who is passionately devoted to preserving greenways in and...

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Aster Bekele

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful
Indiana

Aster Bekele has been shaping outdoor spaces in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood since 2004 when she...

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Nicole Chandler

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful
Pennsylvania​

Since 2005, Nicole Chandler has worked to beautify the open lands area of Morris Park in West...

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Mike Birrer

Serve Tucson
Arizona

Mike Birrer created the grassroots organization, Serve Tucson, in 2011 and has been quietly coordinating groups to help beautify the city ever since. He’s built close connections with...

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