Mar 12, 2014 Return to Headlines

Nominate a Green Hero for Coquitlam

by GS GS |

COQUITLAM, BC, March 12, 2014 – The City of Coquitlam is inviting nominations for its 11th annual Environmental Achievement Awards, which recognize individuals, organizations and educators who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to promoting, conserving and enhancing Coquitlam’s natural environment. Nominations can be made for individuals or groups who volunteer or go above and beyond in the areas of:

  • environmental conservation/protection,
  • environmental education/public awareness,
  • sustainable living, and
  • habitat enhancement/rehabilitation.

Nominees do not need to be residents of Coquitlam, but the activities for which they are being nominated should occur in Coquitlam or should be of benefit to our community. Nominations are accepted for all ages, including adult, youth and children. 

The Environmental Achievement Award winners will be announced at a celebration event on June 8, 2014. Over the past ten years, the City has handed out almost fifty awards to individuals and groups keen to be green. Nomination forms and a list of last year’s recipeints and project descriptions are available online at: www.coquitlam.ca/enviroawards

Supporting documents strengthen a nomination and can be emailed to: cselk@coquitlam.ca or can be mailed or dropped off at: Coquitlam City Hall reception, 3000 Guildford Way, Coquitlam, BC, V3B 7N2. These documents can include photos, newsletter or newspaper articles, video clips, certificates, etc.

The nomination deadline is April 7, 2014.


For more information, contact:
Steffanie Warriner
Manager Environmental Services Division
P: 604-927-3536