COSA 2021 Blue Grama Awards

Good morning COSA members, partners, and supporters!

Online applications for the 2021 Blue Grama Awards are now available at

The Blue Grama Awards recognize excellence in open space leadership, management, programming, partnerships, and collaboration. This year’s awards will be presented at the annual conference in Vail, Colorado from October 11 – 13, 2021. Please review the award categories carefully and select the category(s) that best fit your nomination. This year’s award categories include:

  • Outstanding Visitor Engagement Program;
  • Outstanding Achievement by an Organization or Individual;
  • Outstanding Achievement in Ecological Restoration or Recreation Management; and
  • Outstanding Achievement in Community Partnership and Collaboration.

If you have any questions about the awards, please contact Bevin Carithers at bcarithers. The application deadline is August 31, 2021.