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Environmental Heroes

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.
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Photo courtesy of Clinton James Photography.

RE Sources is proud to honor our 2013 Environmental Heroes:

Thanks to Paul K Anderson Photography.
Left to right: Charlie, Alex, Jean, Seth, and Saul

Charlie Maliszewski
pivotal supporter and key leader of local grassroots environmental efforts.

Jean Melious
environmental attorney, professor, writer, community leader and activist for water and land use planning.

Alex Ramel
champion of renewable energy solutions, resource conservation, and voter engagement.

Saul Weisberg
educator and leader of environmental conservation, restoration, and stewardship.

Seth Fleetwood, Dan McShane, and Sharon Roy
leaders with foresight who together made remarkable strides in sustainable county planning and management.

Environmental Heroes is made possible by our sponsors. Special thanks to:

Sanitary Service Company
A full-service recycling and waste collection company providing garbage and recycling collection in Bellingham, Blaine, and Ferndale Washington.

2011 Environmental Heroes

John Davies: Energy conservation educator and professional
Bill Dietrich: Environmental journalist and professor
Robyn du Pré
: Sustainable communities champion
Marie Hitchman: Native plant and water quality advocate

Gerald Larson: Marine health advocate
Bellingham Food Bank: Local food systems advocate

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Past Heroes

Click here for a full list of past heroes.