Green Medal Sustainability Award
The Green Medal Sustainability Award recognizes the accomplishments of individuals or allied organizations working to address wise and respectful use of the land. Self-nominations are welcome.
Paul Tukey is an award-winning journalist, author, filmmaker, HGTV host, consultant and motivational public speaker who is internationally recognized as a pioneering leader in sustainable landscaping. Now serving as the Chief Sustainability Officer for the Glenstone Museum in Potomac., Md., Paul is helping to create a “living classroom” on the all-organic 220-acre site that includes native meadows, restored streams and tributaries, forests and more than 7,000 newly planted native trees.
Winner of the prestigious Communicator of the Year Award from the American Horticultural Society, Paul has been featured in thousands of media outlets including National Geographic, Readers Digest and the New York Times, which called him, “The godfather of the natural land care movement.” His books include the Organic Lawn Care Manual (Storey 2007) and Tag, Toss & Run: 40 Classic Lawn Games (Storey 2012).
Watch the 2017 award presentation and Paul’s acceptance speech.
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