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.
We hope you'll join us.
pivotal supporter and key leader of local grassroots environmental efforts.
environmental attorney, professor, writer, community leader and activist for water and land use planning.
champion of renewable energy solutions, resource conservation, and voter engagement.
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.
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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Click here for a full list of past heroes.