Nominations for the
Ruth and Dan Kees Award for a Sustainable Environment — our community’s highest
honor for environmental advocates — and the Community Environmental Award are
Kees’ namesake award
honors the legacy of a grassroots activist who for more than four decades
advocated for the preservation of landmarks and natural areas, sustainable
development, recycling programs, and the protection of the Issaquah Valley
Aquifer and Tiger Mountain.
The award recognizes
the efforts of exemplary individuals for environmental excellence and
demonstrating enduring vision, dedication and lasting effects.
Building upon the
legacy of the Kees award, the Community Environmental Award recognizes
outstanding achievements by individuals, groups and organizations.
are noteworthy in their impact and benefit to the community, while also smaller
in scale or vision, shorter in duration or more localized in impact.
To learn more and submit a nomination, please see our nomination form.
deadline is 5 p.m. March 13, 2023.