The APPL Partnership Awards celebrate the best in public lands partnerships, recognizing individuals, organizations, publications, products, programs and services that embody leading edge achievements in the preservation of our public lands and the enrichment of their visitors. Awardees have attained measurable successes in achieving mission-based outcomes in extraordinary ways.
Recognizing the excellence of these awardees not only honors the accomplishments of passionate public lands enthusiasts, but increases understanding and appreciation of the opportunities, challenges and cutting-edge practices found across America’s public lands.
Award nominations generally may be submitted by any individual who cares deeply about public lands partnerships – APPL member organizations, other nonprofit organizations, land management agency employees, vendor partners and others.
The following awards honor the individuals and organizations that are key to the success and vibrancy of public lands partnerships:
Public Lands Partners Award
Agency Leadership Award
Corporate Stewardship Award
Recognizes a company that has demonstrated exceptional achievement to enhance the quality of the visitor experience in America’s public lands. This award is presented to a corporation that has made an impact through activities like product development, cause marketing and philanthropic support. Click here to view previous awardees.
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The following awards celebrate products, programs and initiatives created in partnership that enrich and enliven our public lands
Publication of the Year Award
Nominees may be produced in any media (e.g. hardback, paperback and/or digital) and must have been published in calendar year 2013 or 2014.
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Innovative Product Award
Nominated products must have been published in calendar year 2013 or 2014.
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Outstanding Public Engagement Awards
Awards are given in two categories: one for products or displays, and one for programs or services. Examples of eligible nominees include, but are not limited to:
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To submit a nomination, please send the appropriate form to firstname.lastname@example.org or via snail mail to:
APPL Awards Program
2401 Blueridge Avenue, Suite 303
Wheaton, MD 20902.
For nominations that require a fee, please send a check payable to “APPL” at the address above.
Nominations are due on February 3, 2015.
Have questions? Contact Dan Puskar at (301) 946-9475 x221 or email@example.com.