Sustainable Tennessee & Other Council Awards

Sustainable Tennessee & Other Council Awards

Since 2009 Tennessee Environmental Council has presented an award as part of Green Tie Affair.  The Sustainable Tennessee Award has been presented to Mayor Karl Dean and Anne Davis in recognition for their commitment to making Nashville one of the greenest cities in the Southeast, and the TN Tree Project Award has been presented to Warner Bass for his contributions to preserving and protecting an area of native old growth forest in Nashville Tennessee. 

The Council also launched the Featured Member program in 2012 to honor outstanding service to the Council and the State. 

Criteria
The Sustainable Tennessee Award recognizes an individual or group who makes an outstanding and significant contribution to educating and/or advocating for the conservation and improvement of Tennessee’s environment, communities and public health. 

The Tennessee Tree Project Award, recognizes an individual or group who makes an outstanding and significant contribution to planting or protecting/conserving tree canopy in Tennessee.

Recipients of both awards must be actively engaged in sustainability policy and/or practice for a minimum of 5 years.  They must have achieved a project that addresses all three levels of sustainability – Economy, Environment and Community

Past Winners: 

Dan Eagar and Karen Grubbs 2013 Sustainable TN Award

Dodd Galbreath 2012 Sustainable TN Award

Mayor Dean & Anne Davis 2011 Sustainable TN Award

Warner Bass TN 2010 Tennessee Tree Project Award 

Alan Sparkman 2010 Sustainable TN Award

Mack Prichard 2010 Forever Green TN Award

Friends of Henry Horton State Park 2009 Sustainable TN Award

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