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Landscape Beautification Award Nominations Open

Nominate a business, institution, civic group or non-profit organization in one of three categories.

Post Date:05/13/2019 11:00 AM

Nominations are now open for the City of Gillette Parks and Beautification Board's Landscape Beautification Award. Nominations may come from anyone. Self-nominations are encouraged. The Parks Board will determine winners for the months of May, June, July, August, and September based on nominations received. The award has three categories.

Most Beautiful

  • This award will honor businesses, institutions, civic groups, and non-profit organizations who contribute to the improvement and beautification of our City.
  • Neighborhoods within the City which have improved landscape in common areas are also eligible to be nominated.
  • Winners will receive a permanent sign, designated the month and year of the award, that can be displayed on their property. Winners will also be featured in local media outlets.
  • From the five monthly winners, one grand prize winner will be selected to receive the traveling trophy for the year. 

Most Improved

  • This award recognizes those businesses, institutions, civic groups, and non-profit organizations that have made significant improvements to their landscaping over the years.
  • Neighborhoods within the City which have improved landscape in common areas are also eligible to be nominated.
  • From the five monthly winners, one grand prize winner will be selected to receive $500 in Gillette Gold Bucks.
  • The grand prize winners will be asked to submit a final report briefly explaining how the prize funds were used to improve landscaping, including pictures. 

Go Green

  • This award acknowledges those businesses, institutions, civic groups, and non-profit organizations that have made sustainability a key feature of their landscape design.
  • Neighborhoods within the City which have improved landscape in common areas are also eligible to be nominated.
  • Examples include, but are not limited to: wildlife or pollinator habitat, water-wise gardening techniques (rain barrels, cisterns, drip irrigation), use of native plants, low impact development practices, trees for shading, windbreaks, compost bins, recycling in any form and use of organic/ microbiological fertilizers and pesticides in the landscape.
  • Winners will receive a sign, designating the month and year of the award, that can be displayed on their property. Winners may also be featured in local media outlets.

Use the online Landscape Beautification Award Nomination Form to nominate a worthy landscape.

For more information, contact Communications Manager Geno Palazzari at (307) 686-5393.

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