Fayetteville seeks nominees for 2022 environmental stewardship award

Photo courtesy of Pack Rat Outdoor Center

Fayetteville’s Environmental Action Committee is seeking nominations for the 2022 Mayor’s Environmental Stewardship Award.

The annual award recognizes excellence in environmental stewardship, demonstrated through sustainable practices, programs or projects undertaken by community members, non-profit organizations, small businesses or educators that reside or work in Fayetteville.

Last year’s recipients included:

Pack Rat Outdoor Store – Business
Arkansas Myriad – Industry/Manufacturing
Pattie Erwin – Individual/Educator

The committee will review nominee packets and forward a recommendation to the City Council for approval of the award winner prior to the annual Earth Day celebration in April.

Nominated projects and initiatives should align with one or more of the following achievement areas:

  • Environmental stewardship
  • Pollution prevention
  • Environmental advocacy
  • Recycling and sustainable product lifecycle
  • Environmental, sustainability or resiliency education and outreach
  • Energy conservation
  • Clean energy production and/or innovation
  • Resource conservation, rehabilitation, and reclamation

The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2022. Nomination forms and additional information are available at www.fayetteville-ar.gov/stewardshipaward.

Nomination forms and any additional documentation should be submitted in a PDF format via email to: [email protected] or by mailing to: Leif Olson, Sustainability and Resilience Department, 125 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, AR 72701.