​“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." — Margaret Mead

Our community stands out as a place that’s filled with informed, engaged citizens working to uphold shared values. As a result of these efforts, our community continues to enjoy protected, thriving ecosystems that support life and attract visitors. Environmental Heroes is a tribute to that work. 

Thursday, September 13th
Environmental Heroes 15th Annual Awards Banquet
at the lovely Barnstar Event Center in Ferndale

Honoring our Heroes  

Please join us in honoring Carl Weimer with a Lifetime Achievement Award and celebrating former Executive Director Crina Hoyer’s 20-year legacy with RE Sources.

Carl Weimer
Lifetime Achievement Award
Carl helps protect communities across the nation, including ours, by advocating for quality pipeline safety legislation. He has also served for 12 years on the Whatcom County Council, where he has spearheaded various county efforts to improve water quality, incarceration prevention, transparency in government, and pipeline safety. Carl was the director of RE Sources for 13 years and was responsible for opening The RE Store. 
Read more. 

Crina Hoyer
Environmental Hero
During Crina's tenure as Executive Director, RE Sources’ reputation as a regional leader in the sustainability movement blossomed. Crina led the organization in alerting the community to the staggering threat posed by the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal. Many of our communities recent successes would not have been accomplished without the working relationships and coalitions that Crina cultivated with key stakeholders. Read more. 

Past Heroes

Click here for a full list of our past Environmental Heroes.