Calling all Green Guardians
There’s no other environmental award like this in the Blue Water Area! Earth Fair's annual Green Guardian Award is a special, prestigious honor bestowed upon those community members who are taking action to improve, protect, or restore our environment. Earth Fair recognizes and celebrates these individuals, groups, businesses and schools who are the real "Green Guardians" of our planet. In addition to formal recognition on stage at Earth Fair, winners from each of the following categories receive a financial gift to support their inspiring work.
Individual $250 | Business $500 | Group $500 | School $1,000
Do you know an individual, business, group, school, or classroom doing great things for our environment in the Blue Water Area? Are they a true Green Guardian? If you think so, we want to know about it! Nominations for Green Guardian Awards are easy and take only a moment to complete. Self-nomination is encouraged. Nominations are due by March 15 of each year.
Description of Achievement
In no more than 500 words, describe why the nominee deserves to win the Green Guardian Award for the selected category. The description should include the nominee’s efforts and achievements, describe the actions of the nominee, and how their initiatives and/or efforts enhanced, preserved, restored and/or protected the environment. Photos and supporting materials are encouraged and may be attached.
- Self-nomination is encouraged
- Nominees must reside in St. Clair County
- Only one recipient from each category will be selected
- Nominations forms are reviewed by the Earth Fair Committee
- Nominators will be notified in early April if their nominee was selected
- Winners will be presented with their award on the Earth Fair Main Stage on Saturday
- Questions? Contact email@example.com
Business - recognizes businesses in St. Clair County for demonstrating dedication to environmental leadership and issues. Nominated businesses should be involved in promoting sustainability in the workplace or community, raising awareness of environmental issues with staff or customers, and/or reducing the business’ impact on the environment.
Individual - recognizes a resident or family of St. Clair County for their commitment to the environment. Examples of award criteria may include: reducing consumption of non-renewable resources, recycling leadership, increasing home efficiency, reducing carbon footprint, cleaning up an outdoor area, opting for local/sustainable food choices, and following natural lawn and gardening practices.
Group - recognizes the environmental contributions that a group has made resulting in increased environmental awareness of environmental issues. A group may be youth or adult service clubs, scouts, church, community group, social clubs, neighborhood, or 4-H group.
School/Classroom - recognizes a K-12 classroom or school involved in environmental initiatives that have resulted in a cleaner, greener property or neighborhood. Examples of initiatives could include waste reduction and recycling, energy conservation, fundraisers, specific school or classroom projects, and public education.