Your Nomination for Environmentalist of the Year

The Northern Michigan Environmental Action Council (NMEAC) is now accepting nominations for our 29th Annual Environmentalist of the Year Awards & Celebration to be held on Friday, April 28 from 6-9 pm at the Dennos Museum Center and Milliken Auditorium.

Our guest speaker will be Aaron Payment, Tribal Chair of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.  Aaron Payment was unanimously re-elected Dec. 8 as the chairperson of the Chippewa Ottawa Resource Authority (CORA), which oversees treaty fishing regulation in the 1836 Treaty Ceded Territory in northern Michigan

Awards will honor businesses, organizations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the protection of Northern Michigan’s environment

Please enter the information requested. Select a category that best represents your candidate for Environmentalist of the Year. Click the “Click Here…” button at the bottom of the page to send the form to us once you have completed it.

If you prefer you may email mail@NMEAC.org or call 231.943.4000

To read more about each category before voting CLICK HERE

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Environmentalist of the Year – Agriculture:

  • All things local, organic, sustainable, agriculture


Environmentalist of the Year – 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.


Environmentalist of the Year – Educator:

  • Integrates environmental ethics into the curriculum and daily experience of students.
  • Instills in students a healthy respect for the natural world of which we all are a part.
  • Helps students understand the long-range impacts of their lifestyle decisions on ecosystems.


Environmentalist of the Year – Education through Music:

  • Honoring the Great Lakes Ambassadors who educate and advocate through original music..


Environmentalist of the Year – General:

  • 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.


Environmentalist of the Year – Journalism and Communications:

  • Helps the public develop a deeper understanding of the environmental issues facing the region.
  • Takes the initiative in investigative reporting of environmental issues.


Environmentalist of the Year – 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.


Environmentalist of the Year – 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


Environmentalist of the Year – Grass Roots Group:

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


Environmentalist of the Year – Student:

  • 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.


Environmentalist of the Year – 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.
Membership:

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