On the 27th May 2015, London City Hall hosted a celebratory awards event to celebrate the work of individuals, communities and professionals to protect, improve and expand the capital’s tree and woodland cover.
Roger Evans (Deputy Mayor) and Ian Gambles (Forestry Commission England Director) attended the event and congratulated everyone in London for their hard work.
|Andy Tipping with the London Borough of Barnet award||Jonathan Robinson with his Trees & Technology award||Jim Smith with his LTOA Individual Commitment award|
LTOA members who won an award were:
Street Tree 2008-2015 Award:
London Borough of Barnet - A5 Edgware Road tree planting project.
The A5 Edgware Road tree planting project in Barnet involved the planting of 89 Dawn redwoods trees along a very busy road, having a transformative impact on the local environment and expected economic regeneration benefits.
The Trees and Technology Award:
Jonathan Robinson for his development of the Open Source Canopy Cover Audit application
For developing this innovative software in his own time. It is very simple and effective for users, to help understand the amount of canopy cover over a chosen area.
The London Tree Officers Association Individual Commitment Award:
The LTOA Executive Committee awarded Jim for the years of hard work promoting Trees in London and for championing the important works that tree officers undertake.