OC Parks Awards and Accolades

OC Parks Director Mark Denny and Caspers Wilderness Park Supervising Park Ranger Jacky Velasquez display the NACPRO Marketing Award.National Association of Counties (NACo)

2010

Achievement Award for Parks and Recreation – Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park Habitat Improvement Program

2011

Parks and Recreation Award – Camino de Esperanza Program
Parks and Recreation Award – Mars and Stars Program
Parks and Recreation Award – Second Sundays Habitat Restoration Program

2012

Parks and Recreation Award – Archaeological and Palaeontological Partnership
Parks and Recreation Award – Blogger Preview - Heritage Hill Seasonal Events
Parks and Recreation Award – OC Parks Ranger Academy
 

2013

Parks and Recreation Award – Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks Activity Guide

National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials (NACPRO)

2010

Historical/Cultural Facilities Award – Clark Regional Park Interpretive Center
Environmental Conservation Award – Second Sundays Habitat Restoration Program
Marketing Award – Caspers Wilderness Park Adventure Day

2011

Friends of Parks and Recreation – Outstanding Contributor - Donald Bren
Parks and Recreation Program Award – Camino de Esperanza
Marketing Award – Social Media and the Irvine Eagle

2012

Environmental Conservation Award – OC Parks Lake Management Program
Marketing Award – OC Parks Blogger Event Previews
Outstanding Public Official – Supervisor Bill Campbell

2013

Environmental Conservation Award – The Wagon Wheel Creek Restoration Plan
Marketing Award – OC Parks Website
Planning Initiative – The OC Zoo GDP

National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA)

2011

Kudos Public Relations Award – Social Media and the Irvine Eagles

2012

Kudos Public Relations Award – OC Parks Blogger Event Previews
Recognition of Significant Efforts Award – Supervisor Bill Campbell

City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA)

2011

Savvy Award – Most Innovative – Romeo and Juliet Eagles
Silver Circle Award – Most Creative Activity with Least Dollars Spent – Romeo and Juliet Eagles

2012

Savvy Award – Printed Publications: Catalogs/Guides – Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks Activity Guide
Silver Circle Award – Most Creative Activity with Least Dollars Spent – OC Parks Blogger Event Previews

2013

Savvy Award – Graphic Design: Other Promotional Items/Electronic – OC Parks Brochure
Savvy Award – Printed Publications: Catalogs/Guides – OC Parks Brochure
Savvy Award – Printed Publications: Reports – OC Parks Annual Report FY 2011-12
Silver Circle Award – Most Creative Activity with Least Dollars Spent – Whiting Ranch Poker Ride
Silver Circle Award – Photography – The Sinks
Award of Excellence - Graphic Design: Publications  OC Parks Annual Report FY 2011-12

American Institute of Architects Orange County Chapter (AIAOC)

2011

25-Year Award – Orange County General Plan Implementation

Department of the Interior

2011

National Recreational Trail Designation – Santa Ana River Trail

2012

National Recreational Trail Designation – Aliso Creek Regional Trail

League of American Bicyclists: Bicycle Friendly Communities

2012

Bronze Award – Orange County, CA

California State Association of Counties (CSAC)

2010

All Honorable Mentions
Challenge Award
– Caspers Wilderness Park Adventure Day
Challenge Award – CSUF Partnership
Challenge Award – Monarch Butterfly Day at Mile Square Regional Park
Challenge Award – Parking Management with Parking Concepts, Inc.
Challenge Award – Project Portal
Challenge Award – Recycling Program
Challenge Award – Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park Habitat Improvement Program

2011

All Honorable Mentions
Challenge Award
– Mars and Stars Program
Challenge Award – OC Zoo and OC Public Libraries Collaboration
Challenge Award – Camino de Esperanza Program
Challenge Award – Romeo and Juliet Eagles

2012

All Honorable Mentions
Challenge Award
– Annual Lake Management Program
Challenge Award – OC Parks Ranger Academy
Challenge Award – Heritage Hill Christmas Event Blogger Preview

California Parks and Recreation Society (CPRS)

2010

Recreation and Community Services Award – Second Sundays Habitat Restoration Program

2012

Creating Community Award of Excellence – Annual Lake Management Program
Champion of the Community Award – Supervisor Bill Campbell