Environmental Law Section Award

To honor distinguished service to the protection of the environment.

Presented by: Environmental Law Section

Contact: Lisa Bataille

Nomination Deadline: None

Date Presented: January Annual Meeting

Award Criteria: Outstanding efforts to protect the environment.

Prize Awarded: Large plaque

The 2017 Section Award recognized Dr. Ross Whaley in recognition of his distinguished leadership and long-standing dedication to the environment, including his service as Director of Forest Economics Research at the U.S. Forest Service, President and Professor at the S.U.N.Y. College of Environmental Science and Forestry and Chair of the Adirondack Park Agency; and his formative work on environmental sustainability, including as a founding member of the Common Ground Alliance.

Previous Award Recipients