Project Excellence Recipients
Africatown Connections Blueway
Mobile County Training School Alumni Association, National Park Service, Africatown Heritage Preservation Foundation, Clotilda Descendants Association, City of Mobile, City of Prichard, City of Chickasaw, Mobile County, CHESS, MEJAC, Center for Fair Housing, Mississippi State University, Oberlin College, University of South Alabama, The Slave Wrecks Project, Smithsonian, Yorktown Missionary Baptist Church, Boys & Girls Clubs of Mobile, US Navy and many others.
By establishing the recreational paddling trail, Africatown Connections Blueway, descendants of the original founders of Africatown, seek to share their long hidden story and re-connect their neighbors to the surrounding waterways from which they have been separated.
Pokémon Go Style Game for Outdoor Ed
Agents of Discovery, US Forest Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, University of Buffalo
Location-based augmented reality gaming can be used as a tool to encourage kids and their families to explore parks and green spaces, and be more active while learning about the environment.
All Inclusive Outdoor Adventure Expo
Through partnerships with the Ability Center of Greater Toledo, Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities and the Epilepsy Center of Northwest Ohio, Metroparks Toledo provided all-inclusive programming that every member of our community could enjoy at the All Inclusive Outdoor Adventure at Middlegrounds.
Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park
The Conservation Fund, Park Pride, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, West Atlanta Watershed Alliance
Through community-driven equitable development planning, Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park is providing multiple recreational, environmental, economic, and social justice outcomes in one of Atlanta's most historic and vulnerable communities.