Awards

BIG MUDDY Workshop
National Awards
  • Second Place Medium/Large Cities:
    Spring Lake Park Green Infrastructure. 2018
  • National Trails & The Arts Award:
    Lewis & Clark Interpretive Trail Icons & Exhibits. 2006
  • National Project Award:
    OPPD Arboretum. 2005
  • Building With Trees Award of Excellence:
    Basswood Lodge Tree Preservation. 2005
  • Lauritzen Gardens Plant Communities Arboretum Exhibits:
    National Association for Interpretation. 2001
  • Abbott Motocross Park, 2014
  • Spring Lake Park Green Infrastructure, 2018
  • University of Nebraska Omaha Welcome Center Garden, 2014
BIG MUDDY Workshop
Regional & Local Awards
  • Community Winner: Spring Lake Park Green Infrastructure.
    Omaha World Herald and Institute of Agriculture & Natural Resources at UNL. 2019
  • Spring Lake Park Green Infrastructure.
    Central States ASLA. 2018
  • Spring Lake Park Green Infrastructure.
    Great Plains Chapter ASLA. 2017
  • Elmwood Park Stormwater Diversion.
    Great Plains Chapter ASLA. 2015
  • Spring Lake Park Green Infrastructure.
    Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. 2017
  • South High School Habitat Garden
    Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. 2003
  • Aksarben Village North Sewer Separation Project
    Elmwood Park Diversion Project. Omaha By Design. 2014
  • Hidden Valley Park Natural Area Master Plan.
    Central States ASLA. 2013
  • Spring Lake Park Green Infrastructure Master Plan.
    Central States ASLA. 2013
  • Lewis & Clark Interpretive Trail.
    ASLA Great Plains Chapter. 2005
  • OPPD Arboretum
    ASLA Great Plains Chapter. 2003
  • South High School Habitat Garden
    ASLA Great Plains Chapter. 2003
  • Hitchcock Wetlands Learning Center
    ASLA Great Plains Chapter. 2003
  • Falls Park Master Plan & Interpretive Exhibits
    ASLA Great Plains Chapter. 1999
  • Outdoor Classroom Guide
    ASLA Great Plains Chapter. 2003
  • Lauritzen Gardens Plant Communities Arboretum Exhibits
    ASLA Great Plains Chapter. 2001
  • Joslyn Castle Estate Cultural Landscape Report
    ASLA Great Plains Chapter. 2001
  • Back To The River Master Plan and Trail & River Crossing Plan
    ASLA Great Plains Chapter. 1999
  • Hanscom Park. Landmarks Inc. 1995
  • Mt Vernon Gardens. Landmarks Inc. 1994
John Royster
National & State Awards
  • Council of Fellows. 2014
  • Trustee. 2014 – 2020
  • Advocacy Leadership Award. 2018
  • Lawrence Enersen Award. 2015
  • Jim Kluck Award. 2015
  • Oregon Trail Award:
    Outstanding Contributions to Trails in Nebraska. 2009
  • Omaha – Angel Award. 1994