Top Honors:

1990
Honor Award, American Institute of Architects. The Pavilion is the only structure in Mississippi ever to receive this award.
1991
Honor Award, American Society of Landscape Architects. This too is the highest national award given in its field and is the only one ever to be received in Mississippi.

Structural Architecture:

Pinecote Pavilion was designed by the American Institute of Architects Gold Medal winner, Fay Jones of Fayetteville, Arkansas.
1987
Honor Award, American Wood Council
1987
Honor Award, Gulf States Region of the American Institute of Architects
1990
Honor Award, American Institute of Architects. The Pavilion is the only structure in Mississippi ever to receive this award.

Landscape Architecture:

The Crosby Arboretum was designed by the American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award winner Edward L. Blake, Jr., of Hattiesburg, Mississppi for his Master Plan and Landscape Design.
1985
Merit Award, Mississippi Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects
1990
Environmental Awareness Award: Design, Development and Management of the Landscape, Mississippi Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects
1991
Honor Award, American Society of Landscape Architects. This too is the highest national award given in its field and is the only one ever to be received in Mississippi.
1992
Merit Award, Mississippi Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Wetland Policy of the American Society of Landscape Architects
1992
Merit Award, Wetland Determination and Ecological Assessment, Mississippi Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Wetland Policy of the American Society of Landscape Architects
1992
Outstanding Contribution Award, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
1992
President’s Award for Excellence, Mississippi Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects
1994
Conservation Award, Mississippi Wildlife Federation

Other Awards:

1985
Bronze Award, Greater Jackson Advertising Club
1992
Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts: Design of Public Space, Mississippi Arts Commission
1999
Pinecote Pavilion was recognized as a Mississippi Landmark by the MS Department of Archives and History