Environmental Recognition Award Nominations

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Environmental Recognition Award

Each year the City of Davis recognizes the environmental contributions of an individual/group, a business, and a non-profit. This year a special category has been add the Environmental Legacy Award. This award will be presented in our centennial year for sustainability efforts that made a difference as part of Davis’ 100 year history.

Download the ERA Flyer (PDF).

Selection Criteria

  • Nominee’s actions/achievements address a current environmental concern.
  • Nominee has established a record of achievements or actions benefiting the environment and quality of life in and around Davis.
  • Nominee’s actions/ achievements show a commitment to continued effort long term.
  • Nominee’s creative implementation or development of an innovative project.
  • Nominee has set an example of how to conduct business, set up a home environment, and/or live daily in a manner that encourages sustainability and harmony with nature.

How does one nominate a business, an individual or group, or a non-profit organization?

Nominations must include the following:

  • Nomination category:
    1. Business - must posses a current, valid City business license and be located within the City of Davis.
    2. Individual/Group - must be current resident(s) of Davis.
    3. Non-Profit Organization - must have a current and valid 501(c) or 23701d non-profit certification and must be located within the City of Davis.
    4. Environmental Legacy Awards- Must be a current or past resident(s) of Davis
  • The name, address, and phone number of the nominee, as well as the name, address, and phone number of the nominator.
  • How the nominee has shown exceptional environmental initiative.
  • How the nominee’s actions/achievements have improved our environmental quality of life.
  • Any other information that supports this nominee’s application. Samples of award winning nominations are available for viewing.
  • Supporting documentation may be used verbatim for the award presentation and news article.

Nomination form: Environmental Recognition Award Nomination (PDF).

Where do I submit a nomination?

To submit a nomination, you may email your nomination packet to Kerry Loux at kloux@cityofdavis.org or Julie Vyfhuis at jvyfhuis@cityofdavis.org,
or submit it by mail or in person at:
City of Davis
Community Development and Sustainability Department
23 Russell Blvd
Davis, CA 95616