This year’s Council Award winners have been notified, and we are thrilled! These awards will be handed out at our Symposium on October 15th.
Our award categories include:
David Kingsbury Smith Award: given to the individual who exemplifies a life-long dedication to trail stewardship and who has, through their efforts, made a significant contribution to trails in Vermont.
Green Mountain Award: given to the trail organization or group that, as a result of its long-term investment in the Vermont trails community, has made significant contributions to the development, maintenance and stewardship of trails in Vermont.
Project of the Year: recognizes an outstanding trail project that demonstrates creativity, cooperation, excellence and stewardship in providing and/or enhancing trail opportunities in Vermont.
Community Enhancement Award: recognizes the trail project that, through its origins and connections on a local scale, strengthens communities and enhances the quality of life for Vermonters.
Council Stewardship Award: given to the individual or group who, through their participation and devotion to the Vermont Trails and Greenways Council, has contributed to the health and well-being of Vermont’s trail community.
The Muddy Boot Award: given to a trail volunteer to recognize an individual in Vermont who has contributed to on-the-ground trail work, trail advocacy efforts to encourage responsible use and environmental stewardship, and has demonstrated leadership through their participation.
Come to the Symposium to find out who won!