Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit

Photo: Melissa Groo

Our Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit Dinner is held each spring to honor individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to the conservation of birds, other wildlife, and their habitats.

The 2017 Benefit, EXPERIENCE NATURE!, will take place Wednesday, April 12, 2017, from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. at The Belle Haven Club in GreenwichAudubon Connecticut is fortunate to be able to honor the following champions of conservation and the environment:

  • Gina McCarthy –  national environmental leader who served most recently as the 13th Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will be honored with the prestigious Audubon Connecticut Environmental Leadership Award
  • Melissa Groo – wildlife photographer, writer, and conservationist, will receive the Katie O’Brien Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Lesley and Bill King of Back 40 Farm Group – business owners and advocates of the organic food movement, will be recipients of the Audubon Connecticut Corporate Award

Select here to reserve your tickets, become a sponsor, or make a donation online

Select here for print and mail-in ticket reservation and sponsorship form (and view sponsorship level benefits)

For questions, please contact Tiffany Witmer at twitmer@audubon.org.

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