The Icelandic Forestry Association, in collaboration with Lambhagi, will nominate a bird cherry (Prunus padus) located in the old plant nursery site by Rauðavatn in Reykjavík as the Tree of the Year 2021, in a formal ceremony on Wednesday, August 25th at 16:00.
- Start of ceremony
Music: Erna Ómarsdóttir and Rakel Björt Helgadóttir
- Address – Jónatan Garðarsson, chairman of the Icelandic Forestry Association
- Presentation of certificate. Dagur B. Eggertsson, the mayor of Reykjavík, will receive it
- Address – Jóhannes Benediktsson, chairman of the Reykjavík Forestry Association
- Measurements of the tree
- Refreshments sponsored by Lambhagi
The IFA nominates a specific tree as Tree of the Year. The nomination is intended to highlight the good work done in Iceland in the cultivation of trees and forests and point out the cultural, environmental and historical value of trees.