2010 Landslide Call for Nominations Issued by The Cultural Landscape Foundation

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2010 Landslide Call for Nominations Issued by The Cultural Landscape Foundation

2010 Landslide Call for Nominations Issued by The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Nov 19, 2009

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2010 Landslide: Every Tree Tells a Story Done in Partnership with
Garden Design, American Forests, and The Davey Tree Expert Company
 
Washington, DC (November 19, 2009) – The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) today issued a call for nominations for the 2010 Landslide, an annual thematic compendium of landscapes and landscape features threatened with destruction or irreversible damage. Long time supporter Garden Design magazine returns for the 2010 Landslide: Every Tree Tells a Story, The Davey Tree Expert Company joins as Presenting Sponsor and American Forests as a sponsor.
 
Landslide, first issued in 2003, has spotlighted more than 150 significant at-risk parks, gardens, horticultural features, and working landscapes – collectively, places that embody our shared landscape heritage. The 2010 Landslide: Every Tree Tells a Story will focus on the irreplaceable trees and tree groupings, often associated with historically important people and events that have shaped the development of communities and cultures. Sentinel and specimen trees, allées and boulevards, hedgerows and urban forests, formal and vernacular— they surround us and are living reminders of our heritage. They recall our nation’s past and have the potential to bear witness to coming generations. These natural elements command the same awe and admiration that our culture bestows upon the arts, architecture and design. Nominations can be submitted online at www.tclf.org/landslide/nominate, the deadline for submission is March 31, 2010.
 
"We are pleased to join The Cultural Landscape Foundation in support of the Landslide 2010 program 'Every Tree Tells a Story'," said Karl J. Warnke, Davey Chairman, President and CEO. "Through programs like Landslide we join others to pay tribute to our natural living treasures and ensure that future generations enjoy the environmental, aesthetic and social benefits that trees provide."
 
“Each year ’Landslide’ highlights different aspects of our landscape legacy, with the collective goal of making our living heritage visible,” said Charles A. Birnbaum, TCLF founder and President.
 
According to Dr. Deborah Gangloff, executive director of American Forests, “as the national organization of record on our country’s historic trees, American Forests is proud to sponsor the 2010 Landslide: ‘Every Tree Tells a Story.’ Every tree does indeed have a story, but while some trees can live for millennia, far too many notable trees succumb to early deaths from neglect or vandalism. We are thrilled to share in this exemplary effort to identify, recognize and save America’s historic trees.”
 
About Garden Design Magazine
Garden Design (www.gardendesign.com) discovers and reports on the most exquisite gardens in the world. Our stories reveal the details—from plants and décor to hardscape and lighting—that combine to create beauty; the forethought that leads to sustainability; and the designer’s inspiration that makes a garden greater than the sum of its parts. 
 
About The Davey Tree Expert Company
The Davey Tree Expert Company (www.davey.com), with U.S. and Canadian operations in 45 states and five provinces, provides a variety of tree services, grounds maintenance, and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey is employee owned and has more than 7,000 employees.
 
About American Forests
American Forests’ (www.americanforests.org) mission is to grow a healthier world with trees by working with communities on local efforts that restore and maintain forest ecosystems. Our work encompasses planting trees, calculating the value of urban forests, fostering environmental education, and improving public policy for trees at the national level. Our historic tree program (www.historictrees.org) propagates trees with legacy pedigrees so you can plant their descendants. We have a goal of 100 million trees planted by 2020.
 
About the Cultural Landscape Foundation
The Cultural l Landscape Foundation (www.tclf.org) is the only institution in America dedicated to increasing the public's awareness and understanding of the importance and irreplaceable legacy of its cultural landscapes.

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