A celebration honoring Kentuckians for their outstanding commitment to the environment


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A celebration honoring Kentuckians for their outstanding commitment to the environment  Posted: May 20, 2001

Environmental Quality Commission
Earth Day 2001
April 18, 2001
Berry Hill Mansion
Frankfort, Kentucky


A celebration honoring Kentuckians for their outstanding commitment to the environment

1:00 pm Opening Remarks

 

Aloma Dew, Chair

Environmental Quality Commission

 

Keynote

 

The Honorable Greg Stumbo

Majority Floor Leader, House District 95, Prestonsburg

1:30 pm Award Ceremony

 

State Representative Greg Stumbo- Public Servant Award - for his leadership and vision to protect the environment.

 

Campbell County Jaycees, Fort Thomas, Campbell Co. - for the group's efforts to restore and clean up waterways in Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties.

 

Dr. Gordon Weddle, Campbellsville, Taylor Co. - for working to create the 140-acre Clay Hill Memorial Forest at Campbellsville University to promote environmental education and conservation.

 

David Wicks, Jefferson Co. - for his efforts as environmental director of the Jefferson County school system to promote environmental awareness through learning.

 

David Foster, American Cave Conservation Association and the City of Horse Cave, Hart Co. - for their cooperative efforts to restore Hidden River Cave.

 

Steve Kickert, Daniel Boone National Forest London Ranger District, Laurel Co. - for his commitment to protecting the forest and teaching young people about the forest environment.

 

Werner Company (Kentucky Ladder Division) Carrollton, Carroll Co. - for diverting half a million pounds of wood waste generated each month from a landfill to a beneficial fuel for a soybean processing plant.

 

Letcher County Conservation District, Letcher Co. - for initiating numerous projects designed to promote conservation and protection of our natural resources.

 

Isonville, Sandy Hook and Lakeside Elementary Schools and Elliott County Extension Service - for working together to educate the public about forest management and stewardship.

 

McKell Elementary School and MarkWest Hydrocarbon, South Shore (Greenup Co.) - for creating a wildlife preserve to benefit the community and enhance the environment.

 

Janie Douglas, Jefferson Co., posthumous for lifetime of service - for her role in shaping environmental policies and her commitment to protecting the environment.

3:00 pm Reception/Refreshments

4:00 pm Adjourn


By Kentucky Resources Council on 05/20/2001 5:32 PM
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