First prize is a $300 check for each top residential and commercial block winner. All other winners will receive cash prizes ranging from $100 to $200, and each will be awarded a recognition certificate.
Further award categories include Best Window Box, Greenest Storefront, Best Street Tree Beds, Best Community Garden Streetscape, and the National Grid Leadership in Sustainable Practices Award.
Winners will be announced in August 2017 at a press conference held on the winning residential block.
Contest participants who attend the fall recognition ceremony will also receive a gift bag of fall bulbs and a certificate of recognition for their participation.
Walk-and-talk block visits are available for entering blocks. Availability is limited: first come, first served. Visit Walk-and-Talks or call 718-623-7250 to apply.