Awards We’ve Won

In addition to the awards listed below, Outstanding Festival Volunteers have received recognition for community service awards by several federal agencies.

National Association for Interpretation Media Award
“Kids in the Creek”

Gold Summit Award
Environmental Program

Silver Summit Award
Children’s Program

Bronze Summit Award
Newspaper Insert

Washington Festivals and Events Association

National Environmental Leadership Award
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

“Sense of Wonder Award”
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
…connecting kids with nature

Best Children’s Program
Best Environmental Program

Washington Festivals and Events Association

“Women in Natural Resources”
Feature story in national magazine, highlighting Salmon Fest organizers

Pinnacle Award — International award for
“Best Environmental Education”

International Festivals and Events Association

Carl L. Sullivan Award — “Most Outstanding Conservation Education Event in the United States”
American Fisheries Society International Convention, Hartford, Connecticut

Summit Award for Best Environmental Education
Washington Festivals and Events Association

Caring for the Land – “Excellence in Team Collaboration and a Standard of Education Unmatched in the Region”
Pacific Northwest Region 6, USDA Forest Service

Summit Award for Environmental Education
Washington Festivals and Events Association

Conservationist of the Year
Trout Unlimited

Summit Award for Environmental Education
Washington Festivals and Events Association

Academic Excellence Award
Leavenworth Kiwanis Club

Volunteer Organization of the Year
American Fisheries Society

Outstanding Conservation Education
Environmental Education Association of Washington (EEAW)