Environmental Achievement Awards Recipients



First Mesa Elementary BIA School Project Team: BIA achieves another Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certified Indian School in Polacca, Arizona. moremore

Whitman Mission National Historic Site Environmental Management System Team: The NPS Site in Walla Walla, Washington boasts an incredibly array of sustainable accomplishments including Renewable Energy Use, Energy and Water Conservation, Green Purchasing, Pollution/Waste Prevention and Recycling, Alternative Fuel and Fuel Conservation in Transportation, and Environmental Management Systems. moremore

Alaska Peninsula/Becharof National Wildlife Refuge Green Team finds ways to be sustainable in the remote King Salmon, Alaska

BLM's Exell Helium Plant Remediation and Regulatory Closure Team finds innovative uses for GIS technology to clean-up a contaminated site in roadbed Amarillo, Texas, and recycles concrete. moremore

Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry Visitor Center Sustainable Renovation Design Team: BLM creates a green energy independent building in remote Price, Utah. moremore

DOI Hardware Acquisition Team pilot tested the EPEAT criteria, and institutionalizes green purchasing for DOI's $200m IT Hardware Contract. moremore

The Clean Marina Program of NPS's National Capital Region is a leading example of how encourage private companies protect the environment through implementation of EMSs. moremore


Xanterra Parks & Resorts is recognized for ground-breaking work at three locations. moremore

  1. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver for Annie Creek Restaurant and Gift Shop in Crater Lake National Park
  2. Waste Management at Petrified Forest National Monument
  3. Green Purchasing at Grand Canyon National Park, National Park Service

Honorable Mentions


2006 Jackrabbit Pass Cleanup, BOR, Yuma, Arizona moremore

Cooperative Conservation Based Strategic Plan for the Abandoned Mine Lands Program, BLM, Washington, DC moremore

Recycling & Waste/Pollution Prevention, FWS, Pendills Creek & Sullivan Creek National Fish hatcheries, Brimley, MI moremore

Recycling & Waste/Pollution Prevention, FWS, Potomac River National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Woodbridge, VA moremore

Recycling & Waste/Pollution Prevention Recycling Rangers, FWS, Oregon Fish & Wildlife Office, Portland, OR moremore

Rev-up Recycling!, NPS, Lassen Volcanic National Park moremore


California Guest Services - Bringing Green Purchasing to the People, NPS, Lassen Volcanic National Park moremore

Forever Resorts - ISO 14001 EMS Accomplishments, NPS, 22 National Parks moremore


U.S. Department of the Interior

Greening of the Interior