The Arroyo Verde (Green Arroyo) Awards are the most prestiguous local environmental awards. The awards recognize those who have made a valuable contribution to protecting and improving the Arroyo Seco watershed and our local communities during the past year.
The 2015 Arroyo Verde Awards will be presented at a festive holiday gathering sponsored by the Arroyo Seco Foundation and the Council of Arroyo Seco Organizations (CASO) at LA County Fire Camp #2 in the far northwest corner of Hahamongna Watershed Park, just south of Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Please join us to celebrate nature and our local heroes. Refreshments and networking begin at 5:00 pm. The awards ceremony will begin at 5:30 pm.
Best Advocacy - To the individual who has made the best contribution in improving policy, programs or funding for the Arroyo.
Greening the Arroyo (Organization) - For the organization that has made the biggest difference in improving the environment in the Arroyo.
Greening the Arroyo (Agency) - To the city or governmental agency that has demonstrated outstaning leaderhip in the stewardship of the Arroyo.
Greening the Arroyo (Business) - To the business or commercial association that has contributed the most to the enhancement of the Arroyo.
Best Volunteer - To an individual who has improved the Arroyo through consistent, dedicated physical labor throughout the year.
Citizen Activist - To an individual who has shown leadership and mobilized others to improve the Arroyo.
Public Official - To an elected or appointed official or govenmental employee who has make an outstanding contribution to the protection and promotion of the Arroyo Seco.
Lifetime Achievement - This award, which is not given every year, is granted to an individual who has devoted considerable energy and enthusiasm to protecting and promoting the Arroyo over many years.