DATE: February 12, 2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Diana Guidry, Broward County
Natural Resources Planning and Management Division
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - The Broward County Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department will recognize this year’s winners for their outstanding NatureScape achievements. The trophies will be awarded to the winners at a special ceremony at Water Matters Day on Saturday, March 8, at 9 a.m., at the Sabal Palm Pavilion at Tree Tops Park, 3900 S.W. 100 Avenue, Davie.
This year’s NatureScape winners are:
NatureScape Emerald Award Homeowners:
• Kaylee Brown, Lori Parrish and Geoff Cohen, Davie
• Jeffrey Trotta and Dr. Roseanne “Missy” Belsito, Fort Lauderdale
• Aaron and Adrienne Wolfson, Plantation
• PNC Branch Bank: Davie and Andrews, Fort Lauderdale
•City of Oakland Park, Lakeside Sand Pine Preserve
NatureScape Special Achievement:
• Gloria Coral Shirley, Margate
• Lisa Sigelbaum and Vicki Mills, The Secret Garden at Century Village, Pembroke Pines
Water Matters Day is Broward County's signature water conservation event where residents can learn about our local and regional water resources, how water is managed, and the importance of environmental stewardship to protect this valuable resource. Residents will receive tips on water conservation, find out about rebates and incentives for upgrading to water-conserving devices and learn how to create a “Florida friendly” and drought tolerant landscape. Highlights include a tree and plant giveaway and raffles and other prizes throughout the day.
NatureScape yards are sustainable landscapes designed to conserve our natural resources and provide valuable habitat for native and migratory wildlife.
For more information on NatureScape Broward, call Diana Guidry at 954-519-0317 or visit Broward.org/NatureScape.
About NatureScape Broward
NatureScape Broward is a program of the Broward County Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department and is part of its Water Matters outreach initiative. The NatureScape program aims to reduce the amount of water used for irrigation and improve the quality of Broward's water resources by encouraging the use of Florida-friendly landscape practices. For more information call 954-519-0317 or visit Broward.org/NatureScape.