City Seeking Nominations for Environmental Awards
The City of Davis is accepting nominations for the annual Environmental Recognition Award. This program recognizes efforts in the community that benefit the environment and overall Davis sustainability efforts. Davis businesses, residents and community-based organizations are encouraged to submit nominations in three categories: businesses; non-profit organizations/agencies/schools or other community based groups; and individual/groups, each requiring residency or work completed in Davis.
Last year’s five awardees were Repower Yolo and River City Bank in the business category; Martin Guerena, individual category; Tree Davis, Non-Profit Organization; and Yolo County Housing, special recognition category.
Several years ago, the Environmental Legacy Award was added to celebrate the City of Davis Centennial, and is intended to recognize events, programs or milestones that have made a difference in Davis’ environmental quality of life over a significant period in Davis’ history. This category is decided at the discretion of the Natural Resources Commission and City Council.
The first Legacy Awards was dedicated to Davis bike lanes in 2017, the 50th anniversary of the first bike lane installations in the nation, and the second, in 2018, to Unitrans on its 50th anniversary of providing transit services to UC Davis students and the Davis community.
These awards, started in 1995 by the Natural Resources Commission and presented by the Davis City Council, are at a milestone 25th year for the program.
More information on the Environmental Recognition Awards can be found on the City of Davis web site or by contacting Kerry Loux, Sustainability Coordinator in the Community Development and Sustainability department at email@example.com.
The submission deadline is Friday, March 15, 2019. Awards will be presented at a City Council meeting in April or May 2019.
Join the Davis Futures Forum and Yolo Mobility, Cool Davis working groups, as they host guest speaker Susan Handy, Director of the National Center for Sustainable Transportation, who will offer her perspective on the current planning for I-80 traffic congestion and the Yolo Causeway. Her presentation will be followed by a diverse panel who will give us their thoughts about the Caltrans I-80 Corridor Master Plan and the associated widening project planned within Yolo County.
DATE: Thursday December 7th
TIME: 7:00 pm
LOCATION: Davis Community Church, 412 C St. Davis CA
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A stroll in the park with a few sprinkles! Cool Davis staff and SVCC Fellows spreading the word about the Yolo County #yolocaap workshop opportunity set for this Friday before and during 2nd Friday ArtAbout with Davis Creek residents (MHVillage.com). [Check out the cool solar panels in the background!] We want to hear their vision ... and yours ... for a resilient, healthy, and equitable future! Drop by between 4pm -7pm at Davis Odd Fellows 415 Second Street Davis City Yolo County Climate Action and Sustainability decolores.org/ Sign up for reminders: tinyurl.com/bw53bdmv Learn more: YoloCAAP.org ... See MoreSee Less
This Friday DEC 8!!!!!