A Munfordville resident is the recipient of a 2012 Arbor Day Award in honor of his contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship, the Arbor Day Foundation announced.
Dr. James Middleton is one of 16 individuals and organizations being recognized by the foundation at its annual Arbor Day Awards. The ceremony is Saturday in Nebraska City, Neb.
Middleton will receive the Good Steward Award in recognition of stewardship and conservation on private land. In 2011, the Good Steward Award winner was Charles D. Williams, also of Munfordville.