The Sierra Business Council’s Sierra Vision Awards recognize and honor leadership in restoring and invigorating local Sierra Nevada communities, economy, and environment.
Honorees: Jeff Brown and Sagehen Creek Field Station
The Tahoe Truckee Unified School District (TTUSD), in partnership with the Sierra Watershed Education Partnership (SWEP) was recognized as a “Green Achiever” school district by the California Department of Education. Sagehen’s Outdoor Education Program was a featured program in the award.
TTUSD was also one of only 6 school districts in the country honored by the U.S. Dept. of Education for innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective sustainability education. Again, Sagehen’s Outdoor Education Program was a featured program in the award.
Honoree: Tahoe Truckee Unified School District (TTUSD)
The UC Berkeley, Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Awards (COSAs) are presented to individual staff members and staff teams who demonstrate exceptional INITIATIVE to create significant positive IMPACT on the UC Berkeley campus community. These awards are among the highest honors bestowed upon staff by the Chancellor. Sagehen is a two-time COSA winner.
Honorees: Jeff Brown and Faerthen Felix
UC Berkeley’s Excellence in Management (EIM) award recognizes managers and supervisors who cultivate the growth potential of their staff and replenish their will to innovate and excel through these difficult times.
Honoree: Jeff Brown
The Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) Human Diversity Award provides recognition for unique activities, programs, or approaches (funded or unfunded) that increase the involvement, engagement, and sustainability of underrepresented groups in field science. More info.
Honoree: Sagehen Creek Field Station / Adventure – Risk – Challenge program
Outdoor Heroes winners are awarded a grant towards their organization—over and above any other L.L.Bean sponsorships—to support continued preservation, conservation and educational efforts.
Honoree: Katie Zanto / Adventure – Risk – Challenge program