H-GAC established the Parks and Natural Areas awards program in 2006 to highlight best practices and innovative approaches to parks planning and implementation. H-GAC honors projects in the categories of Projects Over $500,000, Projects Under $500,000, Planning Process and Policy Tools, and Programming.
This program recognizes outstanding parks and natural areas around the region. No funding is associated with this award program.
2022 Awards Program
The 2022 Parks and Natural Areas Winners were honored on Friday, February 10, 2023. The 2023 awards program applications will open in the Fall.