Environmental Achievement Award

Julie Sharpe, founder of the Conservation Stewardship Collaborative and the Narrow River Land Trust, was the 2016 winner of Save The Bay's Environmental Achievement Award.

Julie Sharpe, 2017 Environmental Achievement Award Winner

Saturday, July 1, 2017

In her nomination, Cathy Lund, DVM, wrote that Sharpe, “single-handedly created an advocacy platform by forming Narrow River Land Trust, and has made the acquisition and conservation of that watershed a personal mission.”

Michael Brown, shown here in a boat on local Rhode Island waters, was posthumously awarded the 2016 Environmental Achievement Award.

Michael Brown, 2017 Environmental Achievement Award Winner

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Michael Brown, who passed away in March, founded the environmentally responsible company, Packaging 2.0 Inc., in 2002 to bridge the worlds of plastics package design and manufacture, and reuse, recycling and sustainability.

Angelo Liberti's career-long efforts to reduce nutrient loadings to the Bay earned him Save The Bay's 2016 Environmental Achievement Award.

Angelo S. Liberti III, 2016 Environmental Achievement Award Winner

Friday, July 1, 2016

The Save The Bay policy team, who jointly nominated Liberti for the award, emphasizes his efforts to reduce nutrient loadings to the Bay through strengthened permit limits on wastewater treatment facilities, by assisting municipalities with wastewater facility planning, close work with the Environmental Protection Agency, and leadership in the areas of shellfish monitoring/pollution related closures and stormwater strategy.

*Please note:  Be sure to access the Johnson & Wales University Harborside Campus through the main entrance on Harborside Blvd. Your GPS may suggest taking Ernest Street to JWU’s Shipyard Street entrance, but that route requires a key card for entry.  

From Route I-95 North or South, take Exit 18 (Thurbers Avenue). Head downhill on Thurbers Avenue to US Route 1A (Allens Avenue). Turn right onto Allens Ave. Continue southbound on Allens Ave. into Cranston, where Allens Ave. becomes Narragansett Blvd. Turn left onto Harborside Blvd. at the traffic light by the Shell gas station. Follow Harborside Blvd. through the Johnson & Wales Harborside Campus. At the end of Harborside Blvd., turn right onto Save The Bay Drive. Save The Bay Drive becomes a circular, one-way roadway as you approach the Bay Center. Parking is available in four guest lots after you pass the main building. Enter the building through the main entrance.