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Posted on: February 1, 2024

2024 Mayor’s Environmental Stewardship Award nominations being accepted

Feb. 1, 2024

Contact: Leif Olson
Planner - Long Range
Sustainability and Resilience Department

2024 Mayor’s Environmental Stewardship Award nominations being accepted 

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The City of Fayetteville’s Environmental Action Committee is now taking nominations for the 2024 Mayor’s Environmental Stewardship Award.

The annual award – now in its fourth year – 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 in each category were as follows:

  • Jacobs Engineering – Business
  • Biodesic Strategies – Community Organization
  • Northwest Arkansas Land Trust – Non-Profit Organization
  • The New School – Educator/Individual

Applications are due by March 1. The Environmental Action Committee will review applications and forward a recommended winner to the Fayetteville City Council for approval prior to the annual City’s Earth Day Cleanup and 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:


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