Appalachian Laboratory

Johnson Environmental Education Award


2019 Nominations to Open October 2018

Starting in October 2018, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Appalachian Laboratory will be accepting nominations for the 2019 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award. Individuals, organizations or projects are eligible for nomination.  Nominees should have made significant contributions in environmental education in Allegany or Garrett Counties.

The Johnson Environmental Education award honors those who mentor and inspire our citizens and future leaders in environmental science and stewardship; recognizes excellence in environmental education and in research and public service that support environmental education; and enhances environmental education opportunities for students of all ages. The recipient will be honored in an April ceremony and will receive a plaque and monetary award to advance the environmental education efforts of his/her choice.

To nominate a community member, organization, or project for the Johnson Environmental Education Award please use our nomination form (Form will open in October 2018). If you have any questions, please contact Rhonda Schwinabart, Coordinator of External Affairs, at 301-689-7102 or rschwinabart@umces.edu.  


2018 Johnson Award winner Liz McDowell