Jennifer Milbrandt, coordinator of natural resources for the city of Strongsville, has been named Conservationist of the Year by the Cuyahoga Soil & Water District.
The award cites her extensive knowledge and profound love of trees and urban forestry, and says she "works tirelessly to promote the proper planting and stewardship of urban trees."
It also notes her work for wildlife and for protection of natural resources and clean water, including serving on the board of the Rocky River Watershed Council.
"Jennifer Milbrandt has been a valuable resource for residents of Strongsville," the award says.
It was presented at a ceremony Nov. 10, 2022.