Beautification Awards The City of La Grande Community Landscape and Forestry Commission recognizes efforts to maintain and improve the beauty of La Grande's environment through exemplary and outstanding landscape maintenance and design.  Seasonal awards are given to residential and commercial properties that have been carefully landscaped and attract the viewer.  These landscapes must be seen from public access and can include one or more the following criteria: integrating colors and textures, appropriate use of hardscapes, good use of space, resource conservation, wildlife habitat, seasonal diversity, food production, owners that have overcome special circumstances.  Please return your nomination form to the Parks Department or by email to

Nomination Deadlines: Spring - May 15, Summer July 15, Fall - September 15