COQUITLAM, B.C., June 19, 2020 – Coquitlam will recognize the recipients of the 2020 Environmental Achievement Awards at the City Council meeting broadcast on June 22.
Date: Monday, June 22, 2020
Time: 7 p.m.
Tune in to the Council meeting to learn about the Environmental Achievement Awards and the 2020 recipients.
2020 Environmental Achievement Awards:
- Began in 2004 and held every other year to recognize Coquitlam’s environmental champions.
- More than 20 local groups and hundreds of volunteers dedicate their time and energy to supporting the environment in many ways, from raising awareness and funds to hands-on activities such as shoreline cleanups, building pollinator gardens, hatchery work, invasive plant removal and more.
- Twenty-two nominations were received this year, a record number.
- Green Sprout category was added this year to recognize that environmental stewardship often begins at a young age.
- 2020 categories:
- Green Sprout – ages 3-12
- Individual – ages 13-18
- Individual – ages 19 and up
- Teacher or educator
- Group – school or youth club
- Group – organization, service club, etc.
- Lifetime achievement – volunteering for 20 years or more
- View the webcast online.
- For a copy of the speaking notes, further information about the recipients, or to arrange for photos or contact with recipients, contact Environmental Projects Manager Caresse Selk, firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-927-3503.