Sally Wylde Cultivating Life Award

Nominate an Environmental Hero!

The Sally Wylde Cultivating Life Award

About the Award
Established in 2010 by the Wylde Center and the City of Decatur, Georgia, the Sally Wylde Cultivating Life Award annually recognizes an individual or organization making an extraordinary contribution to our community and its natural environment. This award is presented to those who demonstrate qualities held dear and embodied by Sally Wylde, the founder of the Wylde Center. She was an artist, environmentalist, activist, and educator whose work and life have inspired people of all ages to become better caretakers of the earth, of one another, and of themselves.

The Sally Wylde Cultivating Life award acknowledges an exceptional and lasting positive impact with efforts through many venues, such as nonprofit and service organizations, public agencies, schools, institutions, and faith communities.

About Sally Wylde

Sally Wylde was the founder of the Oakhurst Community Garden Project, now Wylde Center.  She was committed to inspiring the next generation of environmental stewards through hands on gardening activities.  She passed away in 2010. In her memory, this award was created.

Application deadline

Deadline: April 15, 2017

Nominations of individuals or organizations will be due on April 15.  The recipient for the current year will be awarded at the Wylde Center Earth Day Festival held each April.  Please use the attached form to nominate an individual or organization.

Sally Wylde Cultivating Life Award application – Nominate an Environmental Hero!

Who is eligible?

Individuals and organizations working to make our planet a greener place to live.

2017 Walter Kellar
2016 Erin Johnson
2015 Frank Burdette
2014 Louise Jackson