The Wellington Environmental Preserve at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Everglades Habitat has achieved a significant milestone by being selected as one of the three finalists for the prestigious American Planning Association (APA) Florida 10th annual Great Places in Florida Award as a “Great Resilient Place.” This recognition highlights the dedication of the Wellington community to preserving its natural beauty and promoting resilience.
The award celebrates outstanding places that enrich the lives of residents and visitors. The preserve’s nomination underscores its vital role in the community and its contribution to creating a sustainable and resilient environment.
To secure a victory for the Wellington Environmental Preserve, the village needs the community’s support. The public voting period will be open from Sept. 4 through Sept. 29, during which anyone can cast their vote for the Wellington Environmental Preserve as their favorite “Great Resilient Place.”
To vote, visit https://florida.planning.org/community-outreach/great-places-florida/2023 before Sept. 29 to cast your vote for the Wellington Environmental Preserve. Encourage others to vote as well and share this exciting news on social media platforms, community groups and with the entire Palm Beach County community.
The winners of the APA Florida 10th annual Great Places in Florida Award will be announced on Monday, Oct. 2.