The celebration of the 2019 Jeffco Open Space Conservation Awards hosted almost 300 individuals at the Lakewood Cultural Center on Thursday, January 30. These awards recognize individuals and organizations for their contributions to the JCOS mission - preserve open space and parklands, protect park and natural resources, and provide healthy nature-based experiences. The awards are named after prominent and beautiful trees found in Jefferson County. They are hand crafted by our staff from cross sections of trees from Jeffco Open Space lands, so each one is as unique as the award recipients. The awards are presented to the recipient based on the following criteria:
To view the recipient videos, please check them out on our YouTube channel.
Congratulations to all of the nominees and recipients of this year’s celebration of the 2019 Conservation Awards. Our volunteers and partnerships are instrumental to our organization and we couldn’t do all that we do without these incredible contributions.