Larimer County's annual Environmental Stewardship Awards recognize individuals and organizations that are good stewards of the environment.
The awards recognize the environmental stewardship activities of individuals, organizations, business, or public agencies that take place within Larimer County. The activities can be simple or complex. The criteria used to select those nominations that will receive an award include effectiveness, innovation and creativity, leadership, and sustainability. The nomination form will help guide you through those criteria.
Suggestions for possible nominations include: an individual that shows a commitment to environmental stewardship on their property or in the community, an educator who is dedicated to instilling an environmental ethic in their students, or a business that uses innovative practices to minimize impacts and enhance the environment. A list of the previous stewardship awards is available on the county website.
Anyone is eligible to nominate a deserving individual, organization, business, or public agency for an award.
The nomination period for the this year's awards opens on January 2, 2017, and closes on March 17, 2017.
The county's Environmental and Science Advisory Board reviews each of the nominations and makes recommendations to the County Commissioners who make the final selection. The winners will be recognized by the Commissioners at a regularly televised meeting.
We can be reached by phone at (970) 498-5738, or by email if you have questions about the stewardship awards program.