​for Promotion of Native Plants

​Anne Long was a leader in developing the annual state Wildflower Workshop in the 1970s and establishing roadside wildflower plantings. She served as president of the Tulsa Garden Center, co-chair of Tulsa’s Up With Trees planting program, and instrumental in launching Tulsa's successful Operation Clean Sweep, a community volunteer clean-up campaign. Anne received her master's degree in botany under the direction of Dr. Harriet G. Barclay in 1967.

Nominations are accepted each year by August 31. They should include the complete names and addresses of both the individual(s) making the nomination and the nominee(s); a contact person if the nominee is an organization; and supportive material for evaluation by the awards committee. Nominations should be mailed to the committee chair:
Constance Murray
6535 South Fulton Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74136

Anne W. Long Award winners:
1988 Ninnekah High School Science Club
1989 Dr. Doyle McCoy
1990 John Miller
1991 OK Chapter of the Nature Conservancy
1992 Joanne Orr
1993 Sydney Dobson
1994 Dr. Paul Buck
1996 Ruth Boyd
1997 Jim Norman
1998 Dr. Connie Taylor
1999 Patricia Folley
2000 Dr. Bruce Smith
2001 Sue and Dale Amstutz
2002 Dr. Ronald Tyrl
2004 Susan Chambers
2005 Carol Eames
2006 Dr. Bruce Hoagland
2009 Pearl Garrison
2012 Marilyn Stewart
2013 Dr. Clark Ovrebo
2014 Chadwick Cox
2015 Jona Tucker
2016 Alyne Eiland
2017 Constance Murray

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