Joe ElkintonThe New England Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (NEC ISA) wrapped up its 53rd annual conference. For his seminal research contributions to the field of urban forestry, Dr. Joe Elkinton received the chapter’s award of merit: the ‘Dr. H.Dennis P. Ryan III’ Award.

About the Award

The Dr. H. Dennis P. Ryan III Award is the highest honor bestowed by the ISA New England Chapter. It is given in recognition of outstanding service in advancing the principles, ideals, and practices of arboriculture. The award is granted to a dedicated and active member of the Chapter who has made seminal contributions to arboriculture, either through work in the organization, research, education, field practice or promotion.