Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Announcing this year's Environmental Heroes...


RE Sources' 9th Annual Environmental Heroes Awards Banquet is just around the corner, and we're excited to announce our 2011 HEROES!

Environmental Heroes is our way to honor those individuals who work tirelessly on behalf of our environment and our community. Past Heroes have included educators, business owners, volunteers, and community members.

Click on each hero to read their full bio.



The Bellingham Food Bank for their work in creating extraordinary programs to localize food sources, provide sustainability skills and healthy food to Whatcom County residents.



Bill Dietrich for his legacy as an advocate of the environmental through journalism and education as an author and professor at WWU Huxley College of the Environment.



Gerald Larson is survived by his family and will receive the Lifetime Achievement award for his advocacy for marine health, serving multiple organizations like the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement, Marine Resources Committee, and Birch Bay Watershed Aquatic Resource Management.




John Davies for his longstanding work in residential energy conservation, through a variety of programs and focus on education with the Opportunity Council, the Indoor Air Coalition, and the Community Energy Challenge.





Marie Hitchman
will be recognized for her tireless efforts to preserve water quality and native plant ecosystems through the Whatcom County Beach Watchers, Cherry Point work group, RE Sources Beach Naturalist, and the Native Plant Society.



Robyn du Pré for her longstanding leadership in preserving natural resources, advocating for sustainability and healthy communities through her involvement with RE Sources, Futurewise, Whatcom Land Trust, and many other local organizations.




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