2019 Environmental Achievement Award Recipient - CreekWatch Citizen Science

The Calgary Awards celebrate and recognize outstanding achievements and contributions made by Calgarians. Specifically, the Environmental Achievement Award recognizes leadership, innovation, and action in environmental stewardship that reduces the impact on and restores our city’s natural environment.

“We are proud to have you join this year’s group of outstanding Calgary Awards recipients that make our city a great place to live. I hope you and your staff will take pride in knowing that your organization has been chosen as a leader and a role model for our community. On behalf of City Council and the citizens of Calgary, I thank you for enhancing the quality of life for Calgarians and for being an inspiration to our city.”

 Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary
June, 2020

27th Annual Emerald Awards Recipient - CreekWatch Citizen Science

The ‘CreekWatch Citizen Science and Stewardship Program’ offered by the RiverWatch Institute of Alberta was honoured with an Emerald Award during this year’s Environment Week. Now in its 27th year, the Emerald Awards are presented every June by the Alberta Emerald Foundation, coinciding with Canadian Environment Week.

RiverWatch Institute of Alberta, your efforts truly epitomize the best of Alberta by displaying vision, innovation and sustainability. Thank you for all your hard work, and congratulations again on being recognized for your outstanding environmental achievements.”

Rachel Notley, Premier of Alberta
June, 2018