The Carroll County Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) is seeking nominations for the 2021 Environmental Actions Awards.  The goal of the awards program is to foster community environmental stewardship through leadership and action by encouraging and recognizing community members and groups who voluntarily initiate projects, actions, and leadership to improve the environment and/or facilitate sustainability of natural resources. 

Awards are presented biennially to individuals and groups chosen from nominees submitted for consideration by their peers, although self-nominations will be accepted.  Awards will be granted for endeavors and projects that result in a positive benefit to the environment and have the potential for long-term community environmental benefit in each of three categories:  Positive Practices, Educational Outreach, and Student Engagement.


Review the Nomination Guidelines & Eligibility Criteria for more information on who is eligible, the three award categories and types of projects this fit each, submission requirements, and other information related to submitting a nomination.  Completed nomination forms, narrative descriptions, and supporting materials must be submitted by close of business on March 1, 2021.  Submission packets will be accepted by email at or mailed to Environmental Action Awards, Attn: Environmental Advisory Council, 225 North Center Street, Suite 209, Westminster MD 21157.   All required materials must be submitted by the deadline and conform to the submission requirements in the Nomination Guidelines.  See Documents & Links for 2021 Awards below to download the Nomination Form and/or Nomination Guidelines & Eligibility Criteria.

Award Winners

Winners will be announced by April 1, 2021.  Presentation of awards will tentatively occur in conjunction with an event to be held in celebration of Earth Day (April).  The date and details will be announced at a future time. 

Awards will be presented to the winner -either group or individual- in each category.

  • Public Outreach - $75 in gift cards to Salerno’s Restaurant & Catering
  • Positive Practices - $75 in gift cards to Salerno’s Restaurant & Catering
  • Student Engagement – $500 scholarship awarded by Atlantic Blue Water Services plus $25 gift card to Olive Garden

Thank you to our awards sponsors!

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Documents & Links for 2021 Awards

Prior Awards Cycles