Unmatched in North America
Golden Eagle Award for Environmental Excellence
Overall Environmental Excellence 2002 - Prospect Bowl Expansion
Coveted award given from National Ski Areas Association and resource partners for proven environmentally-friendly resort operations.
Silver Eagle Award for Environmental Excellence
Fish and Wildlife Habitat Protection 2006 - San Juan Fens Partnership
Annual conservation award given from National Ski Areas Association and resource partners for habitat-sensitive resort operations.
Silver Eagle Award Finalist for Environmental Education
Snowshoe Stewards 2009-Environmental Science Program
High School and Middle School students trained to be snowshoe guides leading and educating their peers in the field. Curriculum is supported by teachers at the school, incorporating specific topics in the classroom prior to in-the-field training.
Regional Forester’s “Caring for the Land” Stewardship Award
Nominiated by Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forest for sustained support in Forest Service programs, leader in environmental sensitivity and willingness to try new approaches to resource stewardship.
Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International
Acclaimed international program requires demonstration that resort maintains a high degree of environmental quality in a number of areas. The Telluride Golf Course has been a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary since 2002, meeting strict criteria for water conservation, habitat protection, biodiversity conservation, reduced chemical use and water quality management.