NAEP 2022 Annual Conference & Training Symposium

Monday, May 16 – Thursday, May 19

 NAEP 2022 Award Winners 

Zirzow Award

The Zirzow Award was established in honor of Charles F. Zirzow, one of the founding members of NAEP, who passed away in 1997. He strongly believed that environmental education was a continuing and lifetime process.

2022 Winner:

Amber Orr, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida


Jim Roberts Scholarship Recipient

This scholarship was created in 2008 to memorialize Jim Roberts contributions to NAEP and the environmental profession in general.

Kathleen Schoenberger, University of Florida

Fellows Award

Carol Sneed 


President's Award

Hannah Kopydlowski

Environmental Excellence Awards

Each year, NAEP seeks nominations for our annual National Environmental Excellence Awards. Applicants who are eligible to win represent a national or major achievement involving national organizations, Federal, State, tribal, or local agencies or companies; achieve a national or international contribution to the environment with verifiable results and evidence, and achieve innovation in compliance methodology and/or integration of decision-making with environmental regulatory processes.



From left to right:  Susan Ray (HDR), Megan Smart (ADEQ), Joe Paul (ADEQ), Stacy Woodson (NAEP Awards Committee Chair)


Best Available or Innovative Technology
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Project: Leveraging Innovative Tools to Estimate Flow Regimes & Protect Surface Water

Public Involvement & Education Award:
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Project: Arizona Wildfire Smoke Forcast

Environmental Management, Stewardship, Conservation, and/or Protection Award

Project: C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area


See The Full List Here!