Celebration of Excellence in Environmental Education

Save the date: April 28th, 2018 – Lussier Heritage Center – Madison 

All of us know exceptional environmental educators and environmental education supporters who deserve recognition! Nominate those who are making environmental education happen in your nature center, zoo, school, or community. Take a peek at the nomination categories to find the right fit for the amazing educators, and supporters of education, that you know.

Nomination categories include:

  • Aldo Leopold Award
  • David Engleson WAEE Award
  • Earthguard Award
  • Formal Educator of the Year
  • Non-Formal Educator of the Year
  • Administrator of the Year
  • Student of the Year Award

Stay tuned for a NEW Diversity, Equity & Inclusion category being added in 2018, thanks to support from the North American Association for Environmental Education and their ee360 Program

Award winners are recognized through: 

Acknowledgement in the WAEE newsletter and on the WAEE website, engraved plaque and formal recognition at the WAEE Awards banquet. (Award winners receive complementary registration for the Excellence in Environmental Education Awards Banquet.)

Meet the WAEE 2017 Award Winners

Awards are presented by the following environmental education agencies:

WAEE partners with Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education (WCEE) and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to host this event.

Become a 2018 Sponsor!

Thank you to our 2017 event sponsors:

Platinum Level

Alliant Energy is the parent company of two public utility companies--Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL) and Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL)--and of Alliant Energy Resources, Inc. (AER), the parent company of Alliant Energy's non-regulated operations. (PRNewsFoto/ALLIANT ENERGY CORPORATION)

Gold Level

Silver Level

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Bronze Level



Copper Level

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