Project Recognition




2014 French Creek Valley Conservancy – Friend of French Creek

2010 Carnegie Science Awards for Special Achievement in Environmental Education 



2009 Carnegie Science Awards Honorable Mention for University/Post-Secondary Educator Category

2008 Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators (PAEE) Environmental Education Program Award

Receiving The Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence 1998

Left to Right: DEP Deputy Secretary Stacy A. Richards, Creek Connections Project Coordinator Chris Resek, Governor Tom Ridge, Creek Connections Director Jim Palmer, DEP Secretary James Seif

2006 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Award Finalist

1999 Three Rivers Environmental Award “Finalist” in Higher Education Category
sponsored by Pennsylvania Environmental Council and Duquesne Light Company

1998 Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence
sponsored by Department of Environmental Protection

1997 Pledge and a Promise Environmental Education Award
Anheuser-Busch Sea World / Busch Gardens

1997 Conservation Educator of the Year Award
Pennsylvania Wildlife Federation

1996 Excellence in Education Finalist
Consolidated Natural Gas Foundation