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GMC-Warner Robins Recognized for Community Gardens and Trail

The Georgia Urban Forest Council (GUFC), a state-wide nonprofit with the mission ofsustaining Georgia’s green legacy by helping communities grow healthy trees, awarded the GMC-Warner Robins Biology Club the Outstanding Students Grand Award for the Warner Robins Community Gardens and Interpretive Trail. Each year GUFC bestows its Excellence in Urban Forestry Awards to individuals and organizations that have demonstrated outstanding service toward the preservation and enhancement of our urban forests. Each Grand Award recipient received a framed, limited edition print of this year’s GUFC Award Tree, the Athens Flowering Dogwood Tree, located beside Prince Avenue at the Athens Regional Medical Center. Pictured accepting theaward are(front) Keep Warner Robins Beautiful Executive Director, Debra Jones,GMC Biology Club Professor Ben White andGMC Student/Biology Club Member Jan Oliva.Pictured presenting the award are (back)Georgia Forestry Commission Board Member Chuck Williams, Georgia Forestry Commission Director Rob Farris, and Georgia Urban Forest Council President Rusty Lee.