Continental Divide Land Trust set to pick Great Outdoors awards
By Summit Voice
FRISCO — The Continental Divide Land Trust is once again looking to honor a handful of locals for their work in preserving of the community’s natural resources and recreational opportunities, with the Great Outdoors awards to presented Nov. 20 at the Silverthorne Pavilion as part of the Summit’s Great Outdoors Celebration event.
Granted every five years, the awards were previously known as the Open Space Honors Awards. They’ve been presented to people who have worked tirelessly to protect open spaces, water resources, recreation, wildlife, and the natural qualities that make Summit County such an awesome place to live and visit.
Past honorees include former Blue River Water Commissioner Scott Hummer, pioneer rancher Howard Giberson, co-founder of Friends of Eagles Nest Wilderness Currie Craven, philanthropist Jane Alexandra Storm, and US Forest Service community planner Paul Semmer.
- Nomination categories include:
- Community or Government Representative,
- Philanthropist, Business or Corporate Leader,
- An Open category for nominees who defy categorization.
The nomination deadline is October 22. To submit a nomination or for more information, please contact Continental Divide Land Trust at firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-453-3875. More information about the Awards and the Summit’s Great Outdoors Celebration can be found at www.CDLT.org.