FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 8, 2021
Contact: Leif Olson
Sustainability and Resilience Department
City of Fayetteville Accepting Nominations for First Mayor’s Environmental Stewardship Award
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.—The City of Fayetteville’s Environmental Action Committee is pleased to announce that they are calling for nominations for the inaugural Mayor’s Environmental Stewardship Award. This newly created annual award recognizes excellence in environmental stewardship, demonstrated through sustainable practices, programs or projects undertaken by community members, non-profit organizations, small businesses or educators that reside or work in Fayetteville.
The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2021. Nomination forms and additional information are available at www.fayetteville-ar.gov/stewardshipaward. Nomination forms and any additional documentation should be submitted in a pdf format via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mailing to: Leif Olson, Sustainability and Resilience Department, 125 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, AR 72701.
Nominated projects and initiatives should align with one or more of the following achievement areas:
- Environmental Stewardship
- Pollution Prevention
- Environmental Advocacy
- Recycling and Sustainable Product Lifecycle
- Environmental, Sustainability or Resiliency Education and Outreach
- Energy Conservation
- Clean Energy Production and/or Innovation
- Resource Conservation, Rehabilitation, and Reclamation
The City of Fayetteville Environmental Action Committee will review nominee packets and forward a recommendation to the City Council for approval of the Environmental Stewardship Award winner prior to the annual Earth Day celebration on April 22, 2021.