Who Is Eligible

Individuals of all ages are eligible to become Cox Conserves Heroes. You may nominate yourself or someone else.

Nominees and their projects must meet the following criteria:

  • Nominee’s activity creates, protects and/or beautifies an outdoor community space;  
  • Nominee’s activity is done on a volunteer basis and is not part of his or her paid employment;
  • Nominee’s activity inspires others to engage in community conservation.

Types of projects considered:

  • Cleaning up/refurbishing a park or public place
  • Helping to provide public access to a previously inaccessible place
  • Beautifying a public place, e.g. planting/ tending to a community garden
  • Volunteering at a local park
  • Water conservation/protection-related projects
  • Creating a program that gets people to public places
  • Donating and/or assisting in the acquisition of land for public use
  • Advocacy, education and/or community outreach for parks and open space  

Please select your market in the left navigation to learn more about the program in your community and to nominate an individual. Questions can be sent to joanna.coker@coxinc.com 

Cox Enterprises, its affiliated companies, The Trust for Public Land employees and their immediate families are not eligible.