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Awards

Honors for UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant

4th quarter “Clean Sweep Award” to Keren Giovengo for the EcoScapes Demonstration Garden in Brunswick (2015)

Third-place national award for Cigarette Litter Prevention Programs from Keep America Beautiful for the "This is Litter Too" cigarette litter prevention program (2015)

Second-place Keep Georgia Beautiful Award from the Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation affiliate network for the "This is Litter Too" cigarette litter prevention program (2015)

Sea Grant National Superior Outreach Programming Award for Tybee Island Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan (2014)

Sea Grant South Atlantic Region Outstanding Achievement Award for Tybee Island Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan (2014)

Staff Award for Excellence to Lindsey Parker from University of Georgia Public Service and Outreach (2014)

"Shining Star" award to Katy Smith from Keep Brunswick-Golden Isles Beautiful (2014)

"40 Under 40" Award to Lisa Liguori from Georgia Trend Magazine (2013)

Sustainable UGA Outstanding Staff Award to Katy Smith from the University of Georgia Office of Sustainability (2013)

"Four for the Future" Award from Georgia Trend Magazine and the University of Georgia's Vice President for Public Service and Outreach for planning efforts on Tybee Island (2013)

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) National Gold Award in the category of Specific Media Relations Programs and Projects – Gulf Oil Spill: Leveraging Faculty Expertise into International Exposure (2011)

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III Grand Award for the Total Programs for Media Relations category – Gulf Oil Spill: Leveraging Faculty Expertise into International Exposure for the University of Georgia (2011)

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III Award of Excellence for the Media Relations Project category – Gulf Oil Spill: Leveraging Faculty Expertise into International Exposure for the University of Georgia (2011)

Staff Award for Excellence to Stephanie Edgecombe from University of Georgia Public Service and Outreach (2011)

Georgia Association of Broadcasters (Gabby) Award – WUGA collaboration with Georgia Sea Grant on “Coastal Kids’ Songs” won first place for feature, series or documentary. Georgia Sea Grant and the Savannah Music Festival commissioned Nashville recording artist Roger Day to compose and perform songs about the Georgia coast that were geared toward teaching science to elementary students. (2010)

Staff Award for Excellence to Marie Scoggins from University of Georgia Public Service and Outreach (2009)

Coastal America Partnership Award – Aquatic Invasive Toolkit (2006)

40th Annual Georgia Author of the Year Award for the Children’s & Young Adult Literature category – Georgia’s Amazing Coast by David Bryant and George Davidson (2003)

Georgia Associated Press 2nd place award for Radio Series for Georgia Sea Grant production “Earth, Air, Fire, and Water,” a series of radio readings by and interviews with nature writers (2003)

Sea Grant People’s Choice Award for Partnerships for “Waterways: A collaboration of Science, Technology and Art, “ a dance performance about Georgia’ watershed in collaboration with the CORE Dance Company at the University of Georgia (2003)

Sea Grant Blue Ribbon Award for Radio for Georgia Sea Grant radio documentary “The Altamaha: Georgia’s Watershed” (2003)

Public Radio News Director’s Award for Best Documentary for Georgia Sea Grant radio documentary “The Altamaha: Georgia’s Watershed” (2001)

Society of Professional Journalists’ Green Eyeshade Award for Best Documentary for Georgia Sea Grant radio documentary “The Altamaha: Georgia’s Watershed” (2001)

Georgia Association of Broadcasters Award for Best Documentary for Georgia Sea Grant radio documentary “The Altamaha: Georgia’s Watershed” (2001)

Georgia Associated Press Award for for Best Documentary for Georgia Sea Grant radio documentary “The Altamaha: Georgia’s Watershed” (2001)

Environmental Hero Award for Dave Harrington and Captain Lindsey Parker from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (2000)

South Atlantic Sea Grant Extension Program Award for Excellence for Captain Lindsey Parker (2000)

NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service named in the Federal Register a soft turtle-excluded device “Parker TED” after Captain Lindsey Parker (2000)

The William Q. Wick Visionary Career Leadership Award for Contributions to Sea Grant Extension Programming was granted to Dave Harrington posthumously (2000)