Fayetteville sustainable landscape competition runs through May 12


The Fayetteville Urban Forestry Advisory Board is taking nominations for its annual landscape competition.

Two awards are given each year, one for commercial and one for residential properties that serve as good examples of sustainable landscapes. Winners will receive a recognition sign to be displayed on their property.

This year, a team of judges will determine the winners from criteria related to design and aesthetics; preservation of natural environment; environmental best management practices; and attraction to wildlife.

Applicants will be required to give judges a five- to 10-minute tour of their property between May 13 and May 31. Winners must be willing to allow a public tour of their landscaping on June 10.

To apply, visit urbanforestry.fayetteville-ar.gov.

Applications can be emailed to Ken Eastin at [email protected], or Derek Linn at [email protected]. They may also be mailed to Parks & Recreation, attn: Sustainable Landscape Competition, 113 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, AR 72701.

Applications must be received by 12 p.m. on May 12.

For more information, call Eastin at 479-444-3470 or Linn at 479-444-3486.