2003 Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Awards

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The 2003 Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award winners were formally announced December 1, 2003.p>

2003 Winners

  • Fetzer Vineyards
  • CourseCo, Inc
  • Petaluma Poultry
  • Thimmakka’s Resources
  • The Sacramento Regional Blueprint
  • Lideres Comunitarios de Salinas
  • Capitol Area East End Complex
  • Toyota South Campus
  • Inland Empire Utilities Agency
  • Environmental Volunteers
  • Placer Nature Center
  • FARMS Leadership/SLEWS Program
  • The Surfrider Foundation
  • California State ParksCounty of Los Angeles
  • Mammoth Pacific LP
  • Anderson Lithograph
  • Five Counties Salmonid Conservation Program
  • The South Yuba River Citizens League
  • Wildcat-San Pablo Creeks Watershed Council
  • The Water Forum
  • Ecology Action of Santa Cruz
  • Port of Oakland
  • Rumsey Band of Wintun Indians & Yolo County Agreement

2003 Award Categories

  • Children’s Environmental Education. Exemplary educational programs or curricula to raise children’s awareness of, and involvement in, environmental issues.
  • Watershed & Ecosystem Restoration. Laudable efforts of restoring, enhancing, and improving California’s watersheds, while promoting sustainable economic progress.
  • Sustainable Practices. Pioneering efforts to integrate sound environmental values into management decisions and practices, in the long term.
  • Environmental-Economic Partnerships. Efforts that foster unique, cooperative approaches between the private, public, and/or nonprofit sectors to achieve both environmental and economic ends.
  • Land Use. Efforts that promote environmentally sensitive development, comprehensive land use planning; or the development of planning methods that prevent urban sprawl or reclaim abandoned industrial properties.
  • Technology Innovation. The development or application of new and innovative technologies for improving environmental quality and protecting public health and safety.
  • Sustainable Facilities. Recognizing exemplary building projects that showcase leadership in the area of green construction practices.

2003 Sponsors

  • California Integrated Waste Management Board
  • Waste Management, Inc.
  • California State and Consumer Services Agency
  • Association of Environmental Professionals
  • Division of the State Architect--Department of General Services
  • California Foundation for Commerce and Education
  • Planning and Conservation League and PCL Foundation
  • Association of California Water Agencies
  • Keep California Beautiful, Inc.

Deadline to apply was August 1, 2003.

Past Governor's Awards


Last updated: July 12, 2006
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