JANE SILVERSTEIN RIES AWARD
Since 1983, the JSR Foundation Award is an annual tradition that recognizes a person, group or organization that demonstrates a pioneering sense of awareness and stewardship of land-use values in the Rocky Mountain region.
Past winners include:
2015 | COLORADO 14ERS INITIATIVE
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative protects and preserves the natural integrity of Colorado’s 54 14,000–foot peaks—the “Fourteeners”—through active stewardship and public education.
2013 | PALMER LAND TRUST
Palmer Land Trust's mission is to protect Southern Colorado's lands for present and future generations. Since their grassroots beginning in 1977, they have protected 105,000 acres of working farms and ranches, signature landscapes and scenic corridors, and public recreation open spaces in a 10-county region.
2012 | eagle valley land trust
The mission of Eagle Valley Land Trustis to preserve forever our scenic vistas, open space, historic lands, waterways, and wildlife habitats that represent the uniqueness of Eagle County and the central Rocky Mountains for the enjoyment, education, and benefit of all who experience this special place.