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Aquarion looks to recognize environmental champions

March 1, 2019 GMT

Aquarion is seeking nominations for individuals, non-profit organizations and companies that are environmental champions.

Awards will be given to volunteer projects that

A new category was added this year for outstanding environmental communications where a person or organization uses traditional or digital media to help protect, report or create awareness about natural resources. A $2,500 grant will be awarded to an environmental non-profit of the winner’s choice.

Other categories include adult, small and large business, non-profit and high school student.

Awards will be given to volunteer projects that significantly contribute to the improvement of environmental quality through the protection, conservation, restoration, communication and/or stewardship of natural resources, such as air, water, soils, plant and wildlife communities.

Projects should demonstrate a high achievement level and create sustainable or reproducible results

Any nominated program must have been in place for at least one year prior to submission, with the exception of a student nomination, which may have been proposed as a school project within the previous 90 days.

A $2,500 grant will be given to the environmental non-profit of each winner’s choice in all categories but the student winner who will receive a $1,000 award.

Visit Aquarion’s website for more information and to apply. All applications must be received by May 1.

Winners will be announced June 1.