The Erie County Environmental Management Council is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Environmental Awards Program. Find out how you can nominate a municipality or organization for Earth Day 2016!
The Erie County Environmental Management Council Environmental Excellence Awards Program, started in 2015, recognizes exceptional projects carried out by municipal and non-profit organizations in Erie County that stand to have a significant and lasting positive impact on the natural environment. The awards program is designed to showcase and promote projects that can be replicated in communities across Erie County and beyond.
Our 2016 Award Application has been released. If you represent a municipal government or non-profit organization in Erie County that has recently completed a project that has environmental benefits, we invite you to nominate your project for consideration in this year’s Environmental Excellence Awards Program. Projects could be in the areas of Planning & Design, Land Use and Zoning, Natural Resource Protection, Air and Water Quality, Ecosystem Health, Energy and Transportation, Agriculture and Forestry, Solid Waste Management, Contaminated Sites, Community Action & Education, Climate Change or any other related subject area. Environmental Excellence Award nominations are due by March 1, 2016. Nominations are evaluated by a panel of reviewers from the ECEMC, with winners announced during Earth Week (April 2016). Please address any questions to Bonnie Lawrence at Bonnie.Lawrence@erie.gov. Find out about the 2015 winners!