AWARD: Nominate a County Land Conservation Program

AWARD: Nominate a County Land Conservation Program

The Trust for Public Land

The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and National Association of Counties (NACo) announce The County Leadership in Conservation Awards, recognizing leadership, innovation, and excellence in local land conservation and park creation by county leaders across America.

The 2007 winners were: Pitkin County, CO; Sonoma County, CA; and Lake County, IL. These counties highlighted conservation models for the rest of America and demonstrate the future of county conservation.

Applications will be judged based on a broad range of criteria including leadership, innovation, benefits to underserved populations, and benefits to quality of life and environmental quality.

The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, November 28, 2007 and the awards will be presented as part of the NACo National Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. in March 2008.

Additional information and nomination forms can be accessed on the Web at either or or by calling Milton Ospina at 303-837-1414 ext. 17.

Related Link: The Trust for Public Land

For more information contact:

Matthew Shaffer
The Trust for Public Land
116 New Montgomery, #400
San Francisco
CA 94114

Phone: 415-495-4014
Email: [email protected]

Posted September 14, 2007

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