Hummingbird Bee by Gary Snyder

Outstanding Environmental Educator of the Year Award

Throughout Delaware there are exceptional teachers and administrators working to prepare their students to become environmentally aware citizens through creative lessons, impactful projects, and outdoor experiences.

Delaware Nature Society (DelNature) is proud to recognize public and private school teachers or administrators who go above and beyond to ensure their students develop a sense of stewardship for the environment by presenting the Outstanding Environmental Educator of the Year Award.

Bestowed on one or more inspirational teachers annually since 1982, this year marks the 39th presentation of this special award.


Outstanding Environmental Educator Award Recipients Receive

  • $300 towards a classroom/school field experience, personal enrichment program or trip, or other DelNature products or services.
  • A one-year DelNature Household Membership.
  • Statewide recognition through press releases and posts on DelNature’s website.

Award Presentation

The Outstanding Environmental Educator will be honored at DelNature’s 55th Annual Meeting, held at Ashland Nature Center in Hockessin, Delaware in April, 2020.


Application Submission Rules

Applications due by 5pm on Friday, February 28th, 2020.

Apply Now