Honors & Awards

American Trails National Trails Award

for the French Broad River Greenway through New Belgium Brewery

Pigeon River Award

for the New Bethel Elementary School Stormwater BMP Project

Smithsonian Institution Archive of American Gardens

for Drover’s Road Preserve

Riverwise Award from RiverLink

for Drover’s Road Preserve

Environmental Excellence Award from Asheville GreenWorks

for Drover’s Road Preserve

2009 Marvin Collins Outstanding Planning Award from the American Planning Association

for the Mountain Landscapes Initiative

Conservation Award from the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway

for Red Wolf Run

First LEED Platinum Dormitory in the US

for the Eco Dorm at Warren Wilson College, NC

NC Chapter of the American Fisheries Society – Fisheries Conservation Award

for the Muddy Creek Watershed Restoration Initiative

Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award

for the Muddy Creek Watershed Restoration Initiative

First Conservation Subdivision built in Buncombe County, North Carolina

Featured project in the Low Impact Development Guidebook for North Carolina

Recognition by the City of Asheville

Infill and low impact development in Asheville, NC for Davenport Park

Learn more about our award winning sustainable design.

Equinox has raised over $5,000,000 in grants for recreation, land, and water conservation.