Feb. 3, 2023
Contact: Leif Olson
Planner - Long Range
Sustainability and Resilience Department
2023 Mayor’s Environmental Stewardship Award nominations being accepted
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The City of Fayetteville’s Environmental Action Committee is now taking nominations for the 2023 Mayor’s Environmental Stewardship Award.
This award recognizes excellence in environmental stewardship demonstrated through sustainable practices, programs or projects undertaken by community members, non-profits, small businesses and educators working or residing in Fayetteville.
Last year’s winners were Dot’s Nashville Hot Chicken in the business category and Amelia Southern with Zero Hour in the advocacy category.
Applications are due by March 1. The Environmental Action Committee will review applications and forward a recommendation to the Fayetteville City Council for approval of the award winner prior to the annual Earth Day celebration.
Projects and initiatives submitted for consideration 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; or
- Resource conservation, rehabilitation and reclamation.
The application and award criteria can be found at: https://www.fayetteville-ar.gov/stewardshipaward.