Take Root Wins 2009 Governor's Environmental Stewardship Award - WRCB Channel 3 Chattanooga News, Weather |
Posted: June 22, 2009 11:51 AM EDT
Updated: June 22, 2009 12:41 PM EDT
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - Chattanooga's urban forestry project, Take Root, recently won the 2009 Governor's Environmental Stewardship Award in the Agriculture & Forestry category. The state-wide award recognizes voluntary actions taken by organizations and individuals to protect and improve Tennessee's natural environment.
'These award winners truly have taken environmental stewardship to a new and innovative level, setting an example for all Tennesseans,' said Governor Phil Bredesen. 'I am extremely proud of this year's diverse group of honorees - including school children, grassroots organizers, public and private universities and industry leaders - demonstrating that each person can make a difference in protecting Tennessee's natural resources.'"