Cox Conserves Heroes: Frequently Asked Questions

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Who Is Eligible

Individuals of all ages are eligible to become Cox Conserves Heroes. You may nominate yourself or someone else. Heroes and their projects must meet the following criteria:

•      The activity cannot be part of one’s job.

•      A Hero should be someone who has helped to create, protect and/or care for an outdoor place available for public relaxation, reflection or recreation by the community.

•      The activity or project must be located within the community as defined by the local Awards Program.

•      The Hero’s story should inspire others to act.

•      The activity should be something that anyone could do.

•      Previous Cox Conserves Heroes and finalists who received donations for their environmental nonprofits of choice are not eligible.

Types of projects considered:

•      Cleaning up/refurbishing a park or public place

•      Helping to provide public access to a previously inaccessible place

•      Beautifying a public place, e.g. planting/ tending to a community garden

•      Volunteering at a local park

•      Water conservation/protection-related projects

•      Creating a program that gets people to public places

•      Donating and/or assisting in the acquisition of land for public use

•      Advocacy, education and/or community outreach for parks and open space 

 

For any additional questions or requests for more information, please contact Jill Wiggins at jwiggins@kiro7.com.

 

***Nominations end June 13, so act now!***