Environmentalist of the Year Celebration

2024 Nominations

EOY Nominations

It's time to make your nomination for Northern Michigan's venerated Environmentalist of the Year Awards and Celebration. Who do you know that went above and beyond to make a difference last year? We welcome your enthusiasm for honoring individuals aiding our environment.

Please fill out the form below to share your take on who should be considered to win this prestigious award.

Please mark your calendars for our next awards ceremony on Friday, April 19, 2024. We're excited to announce that David Milarch, Co-Founder of Archangel Ancient Tree Archive, will be our keynote speaker.

Explore 2023 Recipients

Award Categories

Choose a category below that best suits your nominee.

  • Agriculture
    All things local, organic, and sustainable when it comes to agriculture.

  • Business
    Takes voluntary measures to ensure their business has the least possible impact on the environment. Acts as a model of ecological sensitivity for peers and employees.

  • Education
    Shows leadership in addressing environmental issues in school and/or community. Shows creativity and initiative in expanding own and others’ understanding of environmental concerns. Acts as a model of ecological sensitivity for peers, teachers, and administrators.

  • Grass Roots Group
    Empowers citizens to have an influential voice in addressing important environmental issues. Is effective in bringing about change that will protect or improve the environment.

  • Journalism and Communication
    Helps the public develop a deeper understanding of the region's environmental issues. Takes the initiative in investigative reporting of environmental issues.

  • Professional
    Provides outstanding leadership in addressing a major environmental issue in the region. Serves as a model of ecological sensitivity for others in the region to follow in daily life and work.

  • Public Service or Public Office
    Takes the lead in constructing proactive legislation or politics that protect or enhance the environment. Displays integrity and impartiality in dealing with potentially controversial issues relating to the environment.

  • Volunteer
    Provides outstanding leadership in addressing a major environmental issue in the region. Serves as a model of ecological sensitivity for others in the region to follow in daily life and work.

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