Environmental Stewardship Awards

Nominations for 2020 Open Now

We invite you to nominate individuals and/or projects from the Tri-County Region that represent excellence in building environmental resiliency in our community. Nominees should fit within one or more of MidMEAC’s pillars: Air Quality, Land Use, and/or Water Protection.

Nominations close on November 8th. Winners will be chosen and notified in November. Awards will be presented at our Annual Awards Fundraiser on Thursday, March 19th.


MidMEAC 2019 Awards

We celebrate Environmental Stewardship. Our thanks to all who supported our Awards at Streetkitchen on February 28th 2019: Air Pillar sponsored by Tri County Bicycle Association; Land Pillar sponsored by Hayes Green Beach / Alive and by Streetkitchen (thanks for the delicious food and delightful venue!); Water Pillar sponsored by Spicer Group. Press release – read more about our Pillar Award Winners.

  • Air Quality Award League of Michigan Bicyclists, Safe Cycling Initiatives – Passing Distance Legislation
  • Land Use Award Michigan United Conservation Clubs, ‘On the Ground Junior’  Youth Environmental Stewardship Program
  • Water Protection Award Eaton County Drain Commissioner, Emergency Spill Response


$40 Adults; $25 Students and Seniors

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MidMEAC 2019 Awards Sponsorship

MidMEAC 2018 Awards

Air Quality: MSU / Alterra Power Company | Solar Carport Initiative

Land Use: Dart Bank / TriTerra / Mayotte Group Architects | Mason Brownfield Redevelopment

Water Protection: Garry Rowe | Ingham County Drinking Water Well Inspection Program

MidMEAC 2017 Awards

Pillar Award Recipients

Air Quality: ReLeaf | Colonial Townhouses Reforestation

Land Use: Friedland Industries | Community Recycling & Scrapfest

Water Protection: Lansing Board of Water & Light | Lead Line Replacement

Dave Dempsey Distinguished Service Award

Anne Woiwode | Sierra Club Michigan Chapter Director, retired