Boulder County honors individuals or groups with its Land Conservation Awards for outstanding contributions made to the conservation, preservation and protection of land-based environmental resources.
2018 Land Conservation Awards
The Boulder County Commissioners and Parks & Open Space staff will present their annual Land Conservation Awards Wednesday, April 18, in Longmont.
The commissioners will present the following awards:
- Land Conservation Award: Helen McCarty, posthumously, for outstanding achievement in land preservation and stewardship through her donation of a conservation easement over 100 acres on an agricultural property.
- Partnership Award: Defenders of Wildlife for outstanding achievement as an Alpine Partner in the Partnership Initiative Program. The group is focused on wildlife projects and always works towards a goal that benefits not only wildlife, but our community and the surrounding open spaces.
- Outstanding Volunteer Award: Roger Myers, an active Volunteer Naturalist for Boulder County Parks & Open Space since 2009.
- Outstanding Volunteer Award: Melanie Bohren for contributions as an active volunteer for the Colorado State University Extension Office and the Boulder County 4-H Program for over 10 years.