Annual Stewardship Awards
CARE for the Cape and Islands nominations have closed for the 2022 Stewardship Awards. Nominations received for the annual Business/Organization Stewardship Award and Youth Stewardship Award will be reviewed and the awards will be presented during CARE’s Fall Summit on November 3rd.
CARE’s annual stewardship award recognizes an organization’s dedication to environmental and cultural sustainability measures, shows a commitment to caring for the Cape and Islands and have adopted day-to-day practices that fit CARE’s mission to preserve and enhance its natural environment, culture or history. The youth award is presented to an individual or youth group who is age 18 or younger and exhibits the same commitment to caring for Cape Cod and the Islands.
2022 Stewardship Awards
The 2022 Stewardship Award was presented to Hyannis photographer, Sarah Thornington in recognition of her work "A Year of Plastic" focused on the plastic pollution issue. Several years ago Sarah committed to doing a daily beach cleanup for a year that she began to...
2021 Stewardship Awards
The 2021 CARE Business/Organization Stewardship Award was presented to Stephanie Murphy, Woods Hole Sea Grant Communications Specialist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Stephanie was recognized for spearheading a program that resulted in a significant reduction of...
2020 Stewardship Award
Jessica Georges of Brewster grew up in Buffalo, NY. She started her business, Green Road Refill in 2018 to encourage reuse and to eliminate single use plastic. Green Road Refill is a mobile retail store offers earth conscious products with the focus on reducing cape...
2019 Stewardship Award
The 2019 Stewardship Award was presented to the Cape Abilities “Green Team” at the CCI Realtors Conference Room as part of the 3rd CARE About a Clean Cape & Islands Summit. The Youth Stewardship Award was presented to Plastic Free MV, a dynamic group of students...
2018 Stewardship Award
The 2018 Stewardship Award was presented to Mike Morrison, RideAway Kayak. Find out more about Mike and his business in the video provided by Cape Media News. The 1st Youth Stewardship Award was presented to Lucy Swain at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History as part of...
2017 Stewardship Award
The 2017 Stewardship Award was presented to Mary Bunker Ryther, Compost With Me at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod during CARE’s 5th Year Anniversary Celebration.
2016 Stewardship Award
The 2016 Stewardship Award was presented to Cape Cod Beer. Below, Todd and Beth Marcus, owners of Cape Cod Beer accepting the award from CARE Director, Jill Talladay.