Environmental Beautification Awards sealThe Environmental Beautification Awards Program acknowledges excellence in landscape design and construction. This friendly competition inspires creativity, recognizes quality, educates our membership and the public, and fosters goodwill. The program is open to all NYSNLA members in good standing.

In addition to a beautiful framed award, winners receive the Environmental Beautification Award Winner seal to use in their advertising and marketing materials, plus complimentary admission to the Annual Membership Dinner, Awards Presentation and Education Auction. Photos of the winning projects are also displayed on the NYSNLA.com home page for one year.

To see the winning projects from 2018, click here.

Entries are now being accepted for the 2019 Environmental Beautification AwardsClick here to download the entry form. 

Awards are offered in the following categories:

  • Residential, Under $5,000
  • Residential, $5,000 to $10,000 
  • Residential, $10,000 to $25,000
  • Residential, $25,000 to $50,000
  • Residential, $50,000 to $100,000
  • Residential, Over $100,000
  • Commercial, Under $25,000
  • Commercial, $25,000 to $50,000
  • Commercial, $50,000 to $100,000
  • Commercial, Over $100,000
  • Garden Structures & Pavements, Under $10,000
  • Garden Structures & Pavements, $10,000 to $25,000
  • Garden Structures & Pavements, Over $25,000
  • Night Lighting, Unlimited
  • Unique or Unusual, Unlimited
  • Unique Use of Water, Unlimited

Entries must be postmarked no later than 11:59 pm June 1. Winners will be announced on June 15.