Corporate stewardship involving public lands, organizations that preserve and protect public lands, and groups that produce interpretive materials have been honored by the Public Lands Alliance.

The Partnership Awards Program celebrates the best in public lands partnerships, recognizing individuals, organizations, publications, products, programs and services that embody leading edge achievements in the preservation of public lands and the enrichment of visitors.

“The quality of this year’s nominations and submissions was outstanding,” said Public Lands Alliance Executive Director Dan Puskar. “They so clearly demonstrate the vitality and passion in today’s public lands partnerships and deserve recognition for being truly innovative, creative as well as collaborative.”

Corporate Stewardship

The Corporate Stewardship Award recognizes a company that has demonstrated exceptional achievement to enhance the quality of the visitor experience in America’s public lands. This award is presented to a corporation that has made an impact through activities like product development, cause marketing and philanthropic support.

VAPUR – A leading designer, marketer and distributor of reusable, handheld, collapsible hydration products, Vapur has saved more than 1,150,000 single-use bottles from ending up in landfills. The company’s partnership with Bryce Canyon Natural History Association and other nonprofits has helped keep public land visitors hydrated while reducing landfill waste.

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Public Lands Alliance Honors Vapur with Corporate Stewardship Award