Spring 2018 grant awards from TREE Fund

TREE Fund awarded more than $260,000 for tree research and education in its Spring 2018 grant-making season. The following are the recipients:

Hyland R. Johns Grant

Andrew Hirons, PhD and Henrik Sjöman, PhD, Myerscough College, UK


Safe Arborist Techniques Fund Grant

Alexander Laver and James Shippen, PhD, Tree Logic (Working with Coventry University, UK)



Utility Arborist Research Fund Grant

John Goodfellow, Bio-Compliance Consulting, Inc.


Sponsored Grant

Carolyn G. Mahan, PhD, Penn State Altoona


Ohio Chapter ISA Education Grant

Kent Roosevelt High School Forestry & Landscape Management Program


Bonnie Appleton Memorial Scholarship

Rebecca Pobst, Michigan State University


Fran Ward Women in Arboriculture Scholarship

Maria Tranguch, Oregon State University


Horace M. Thayer Scholarship

Brady Dauber, Cuyahoga Community College


John White Memorial Scholarship

Michael Tilton, U. of Massachusetts Amherst


Robert Felix Memorial Scholarships

Jackson Chandler, Brigham Young University

Katrina Henn, Mississippi State University

Kaitlyn Pike, DePaul University