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The Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy

Maria Mack, Winner of the 2021 Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy

Thursday, June 24, 2021

2021 Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy Maria Mack Maria Mack brings the passion, commitment, and knowledge to environmental advocacy that Alison Walsh so embodied, especially in land use planning and policy. While Maria operates the Canterbury Farm in Wakefield, R.I., she is best known for her volunteer efforts as a relentless advocate … Read More

2021 Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy Maria Mack Maria Mack brings the passion, commitment, and knowledge to environmental advocacy that Alison Walsh so embodied, especially in land... ...Read More

Barbara Rubine, shown here, was recognized in 2018 with Save The Bay's Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy

Barbara Rubine, Winner of the 2018 Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Over the years, Rubine has mobilized well over 1,000 people in shoreline cleanups and marsh plantings at Stillhouse Cove and was recently a vocal and effective advocate for maintaining fishing access to the cove’s waters. Beyond Stillhouse Cove, Rubine frequently lends her voice to the ongoing need to invest in water quality improvements in the Upper Bay.

Over the years, Rubine has mobilized well over 1,000 people in shoreline cleanups and marsh plantings at Stillhouse Cove and was recently a vocal and effective advocate for maintaining fishing... ...Read More

Dave McLaughlin was awarded the Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy in 2016, for his work inspiring the Newport community to come together and work on environmental issues.

Dave McLaughlin, Winner of the 2016 Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy

Friday, July 1, 2016

Dave McLaughlin, co-founder of Clean Ocean Access, has successfully inspired a community to come together to work on environmental issues as the leader of the 2006 grassroots movement and 2013 formalization of the non-profit Clean Ocean Access.

Dave McLaughlin, co-founder of Clean Ocean Access, has successfully inspired a community to come together to work on environmental issues as the leader of the 2006 grassroots movement and 2013... ...Read More