RI Group Seeks Nominees for Environmental Awards

Photo courtesy/NOAA
Photo courtesy/NOAA

The Rhode Island environmental group Save The Bay is seeking nominations for the 2014 Environmental Achievement Award and the Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy.

The Environmental Achievement Award is presented annually to those individuals, corporations or organizations that have demonstrated outstanding leadership and commitment to the environmental protection of Narragansett Bay and its watershed.

The Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy is awarded annually to an individual who has displayed an extraordinary commitment to the environmental protection of Narragansett Bay and its watershed through advocacy, community leadership, and/or direct action. The winner receives a cash award of $1,000.

The submission deadline for these awards is Monday, April 7, 2014. Nominate online or call (401-272-3540) to have an application mailed. Printed copies are also available at Save The Bay’s Bay Center in Providence, our Exploration Center in Newport and at our South County Coast Center in Westerly.

To nominate for either award go to the Save the Bay nominations page here.