2018 Utah Environmental Education Awardees

Congratulations to our 2018 Utah Environmental Education (EE) Award reciptients who have made significant contributions to Utah’s EE community. Recipients will be officially recognized at USEE’s 28th Annual Utah Environmental Education Conference on September 15, 2018.

Vern A. Fridley Environmental Educator of the Year

Awarded to an individuals who has made a major contribution to EE in Utah. We have divided this into a Formal Educator and Non-Formal Educator awards.

  • Formal Environmental Educator: Lauren Lansdowne
  • Non-Formal Environmental Educator: Mary Closser

Utah Environmental Education Program of the Year

Awarded to a program that has made an impact in education about one or more aspects of the environment. 

  • Grantsville Art and Science Camp  (GAS Camp): Oliver Hansen & Lauren Lansdowne

Utah Environmental Education Volunteer of the Year

Awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution to environmental education specifically through volunteer (unpaid) service to an environmental organization in our state. 

  • Lynn Weston

EE Organization of the Year

Awarded to a for-profit organization that has made a major contribution to environmental education in Utah. T

  • Cache Valley Wildlife Association, Ron Hellstern


Looking for more information? Contact conference@usee.org or call (801) 328-1549.

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What is USEE?

The Utah Society for Environmental Education (USEE), a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit, has been a statewide leader in promoting high quality environmental education in Utah since 1981. USEE encourages environmental literacy by teaching Utahans how to think, not what to think, about the environment.

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