NFEC Riverhead at a Crossroads/Environmental Awards
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 7:00 PM (EDT)
The North Fork Environmental Council (NFEC) will be presenting its annual environmental recognition awards at an event on Thursday. May 16 at the Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center in Riverhead.(Park and enter through parking lot at rear of building.)
The NFEC's Richard Noncarrow Environmentalist of the Year Award will be presented to Kevin McAllister, Peconic Baykeeper, for his long-standing and continued efforts to protect our waters and the wildlife which subsists in it.
Other recognitions to be bestowed at this event include the NFEC's Environmental Champions, being presented this year to the late Bob Conklin and Jim Miller, two of the early and steady driving forces behind reversing years of destruction of habitat and blocked spawning runs with the design and construction of the fish ladder at Grangebel Park at the mouth of the Peconic River in Riverhead.
Tickets purchased in advance are $35 a piece or $60 for two. Included in the cost are a glass of wine and appetizers. Tickets purchased at the door will be $40 and $70 respectively.
All net proceeds of ticket sales will be shared between the Calverton Civic Association, Riverhead Neighborhood Preservation Coalition (RNPC) and NFEC to assist these and other groups with their continued efforts to protect and preserve the environment, open spaces and the way of life on the North Fork, from Wading River to Orient Point.
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North Fork Environmental Council
The North Fork Environmental Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, grass roots advocacy and educational organization dedicated to preserving clean air and water, open space and the way of life on the North Fork of Long Island New York. Our officers and directors are all volunteers and dedicate their time and efforts for the benefit residents and businesses of the North Fork.
We welcome public input and participation in our programs, events and Board meetings.