Nominate an Environmental Champion

The City of Coquitlam holds environmental achievement award and volunteer celebrations to recognize community volunteers who excel in the areas of conservation, public awareness, environmental education, habitat enhancement and sustainable living.

2020 Environmental Achievement Awards

The Environmental Achievement Awards recognize volunteers and environmental stewards who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to promote, preserve and enhance Coquitlam’s natural environment.

A sample of volunteer actions and projects from previous years includes:

  • Educational events
  • Invasive plant removal
  • Litter cleanups
  • Nest box maintenance and guided public hikes
  • Shoreline cleanups
  • Stewardship activities

Nominees do not need to be residents of Coquitlam, but the activities for which they are being nominated should occur in Coquitlam or should be of benefit to our community. The nomination deadline is Friday, May 1, 2020.

Eligible Projects & Activities

Nominations can be made for individuals or groups who volunteer or go above and beyond in the areas of:

  • Environmental conservation/protection
  • Environmental education/public awareness
  • Habitat enhancement/rehabilitation
  • Sustainable living
    • Composting
    • Energy and water conservation
    • Gardening
    • Invasive species management
    • Recycling
    • Etc.

Eligible volunteers and organizations can also nominate themselves.


  • Group - Organization, Service Club, etc.
  • Group - School or Youth Club
  • Individual - Ages 19 and over
  • Individual - Ages 13 to 18
  • Individual Green Sprout - Ages 3 to 12
  • Lifetime Achievement - 20 years or more of volunteer experience
  • Teacher or Educator

Nomination Form

Please feel free to complete the online nomination form, or you can print off the form, complete it and drop it off with any additional materials at the Engineering Customer Service Counter on the ground floor of:
Coquitlam City Hall
3000 Guildford Way
Coquitlam, BC, V3B 7N2

Download or submit online:

The nomination deadline is Friday, May 1, 2020.