Friday night, The Northern Michigan Environmental Action Council (NMEAC) held their 23rd Annual Environmentalist of the Year Awards and Celebration at the Park Place Dome in Traverse City t. Highlights included the availability of local organic foods as well as a keynote address given by Derek Bailey, Chairman of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.
Here are local winners:
- Friends of the Dam Beach – Grass Roots Group
- Leslie Lee – John Nelson Water Steward Award
In addition, local nominees in other categories were Royce Ragland and Jake Keske. (Source: Email from NMEAC)