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People taking creative action to solve a problem
Meet the Winners!
The Glen Club
The Glen Club is recognized for its campaign to promote the preservation of milkweed on the golf course, which is an important plant for monarch butterflies. They also conducted educational outreach to golfers through email, flyers, and signage. They are building a strong foundation for the progress towards a solid habitat preservation program.
Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church
Saints Peter and Paul maintains a ministry to support environmental sustainability to positively influence parishioners.
The environmental ministry includes:
•Organic garden at Wagner Farm
Oakton Community College
OCC is being recognized for its wide-ranging sustainability program that encompasses college grounds, building operations, and education curriculum. It provides opportunities for students and faculty to focus on environmental sustainability and practices with actions such as:
•Annual sustainability report
•Natural areas restoration plan
•Environmental studies concentration
•“Zero Waste” Fall Fest
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