Maine is known and loved for its beautiful lands, lakes, rivers, and coastline—and we owe a lot to the individuals who have helped protect these natural resources. Each year, NRCM recognizes several of those who have made significant, lasting contributions to safeguarding our environment.
Please join us Thursday, October 19, for our 2017 Conservation Leadership Awards. This special event will take place at the Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street in Bath from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. We ask that, for planning purposes, you RSVP before October 19.
2017 Conservation Leadership Award Recipients
- David L. Courtemanch (Mt. Vernon), Lifetime Achievement Award, for his deep knowledge of and dedication to protecting Maine’s waters
- Tony Giambro and Travis Ritchie, of Paris Autobarn (South Paris) for their outstanding citizen and business leadership on climate and energy issues
- Martha Spiess (Freeport) for her work as a citizen activist/videographer volunteering hundreds of hours of video production for environmental protection
- 2017 People’s Choice Award winner to be announced soon. To learn more about this year’s finalists, and to cast your vote for the People’s Choice, visit our website before noon on Tuesday, September 12.
This event is free and open to NRCM members and friends. The reception will begin at 5:30, where you will have an opportunity to meet NRCM staff and board members and the recipients of this year’s Conservation Leadership Awards. Enjoy light refreshments and a cash bar. The presentation will begin at approximately 6:15.
Special Opportunity: The Museum is offering free admission on October 19th to NRCM supporters attending the event. If you are interested, please meet in the lobby at 3:30 p.m.
Register online to attend the Conservation Leadership Awards or call NRCM’s Joyce Gracie at (207) 430-0128.
The Maine Maritime Museum is wheelchair accessible. There is parking on site.
We look forward to honoring this year’s Conservation Leadership Award recipients, and we hope you will join us.
Banner photo: NRCM’s 2016 Conservation Leadership Award winners