We are excited to honor our community heroes at the
Tenth Annual Environmental Heroes Awards Banquet
this fall. We will be accepting nominations for individuals who work tirelessly on behalf of our environment and community's sustainability this summer.
Stay tuned by signing up to receive our monthly eNewsletter
(safe and packed with useful resources).
Special thanks to our 2013 Cornerstone Sponsor:
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
(see full descriptions)
2011 Keynote speaker: Denis Hayes
Known for his role as National Coordinator of first Earth Day, Hayes is recognized internationally as an environmental and energy policy leader. He currently serves as President/CEO of the Seattle-based Bullitt Foundation.
Hayes has received the national Jefferson Awards Medal for Outstanding Public Service as well as the highest award bestowed by the Sierra Club, the John Muir Award. Time Magazine has also named him a "Hero for the Planet".