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Buy tickets to the 2017 Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards here!

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GREENevada announces the winners of the 2017 Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards, recognizing outstanding organizations and individuals for their achievements toward improving and sustaining the environment at its annual event.
2017 Winners announced! GREENevada is giving recognition in ten (10) categories:
Educational Program – Classrooms Unleashed by Sierra Nevada Journeys
Educator – Linda Conlin, Former Director, Current Board Member – River Wranglers
Individual / Volunteer – Mark Korinek, Director of Operations – Carson City School District
Public Figure / Servant – Hillary Schieve, Mayor – City of Reno
Youth Leadership – Eric Duong – UNR Student
Nonprofit Organization – Walker Basin Conservancy
Federal /State Agency – Regional Transportation Commission (RTC)
Small Business – Environmental Management and Planning Solutions, Inc. (EMPSi)
Medium to Large Business – Otis Bay Ecological Consultants
Sustainability Milestones – Washoe County School District’s Sustainability Policy

Purchase your tickets now!

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The event runs from 6pm to 9pm and includes social hour, dinner, live music, one drink and the awards program.
The theme is “On the Road to Sustainability,” and attendees are encouraged to dress for a drive down memory lane representing their favorite era.
Pricing is $55 per person or $110 per couple.  Reserve a 1/2 table ($250 seats 4) or a full table ($500 seats 8)* to enjoy the event with your peers.  All unreserved tables will be open seating.*Full table purchase includes a slide or ad in the Golden Pinecone Awards presentation.

The dinner Menu is buffet style and includes the following:
Salad – Mixed Baby Greens
Italian Sausage and Mushroom Lasagne
Assorted Grilled Vegetables
Penn Putanesca (vegetarian)
Grilled Atlantic Salmon
Assorted Desert bites
A vegan option can be reserved using the menu option button.
We look forward to seeing you at our event.

Pricing Options
Dinner Options (1st person)
Dinner Option (2nd person)
Dinner Options (multiple)



To purchase an outreach table:
GREENevada organizations can promote their organization by purchasing a table for $10 at the Golden Pinecone Awards event on November 7. This is a pass-along charge for the museum and available tables are limited, so get your table now. (Bring your own tablecloth, signage and collaterals.) Exhibitors must also purchase a ticket to the event dinner and awards ceremony for $55.

Tables available for non-GREENevada members for $75. Non-affiliate tables must also purchase event ticket for $55.


One 6ft or 8ft table provided. Bring own tablecloth & signage.



2017 Winners announced! Check out our blog to find out more about the winners!

Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations! We truly have outstanding sustainable individuals and organizations in Northern Nevada!

Who We Are

GREENevada stands for Growing Resources for Environmental Education in Nevada.  Our mission is to foster sustainability through environmentalGN_Staff education and leadership.

GREENevada organizations and agencies include: Alliance for Climate Education, Carson Water Subconservancy District, Envirolution, Friends of Nevada WildernessGreat Basin Outdoor SchoolKeep Truckee Meadows BeautifulNevada Bugs and Butterflies, Nevada Department of Environmental Protection and Project WETNevada Department of Wildlife, Nevada Green InstituteNevada Recycles, One Truckee RiverReno Bike Project, River Wranglers, Science AliveSierra Nevada Journeys, Sustainable Nevada, Truckee Meadows Parks FoundationUrban Roots Garden ClassroomsU.S. Green Building Council – Nevada ChapterU.S. Fish and Wildlife ServiceWashoe County School District.

What We Do

Plant seeds. Grow roots. Branch out.

As environmental leaders, we share ideas and opportunities to foster collaboration that will positively impact our communities.

 Next Meeting:

-Join us for our next meeting at 3:30 pm Tuesday, November 14 in the conference room of 250 Bell St.

-Coffee & Conservation is at Swill Coffee (3366 Lakeside Ct.) at 8:30 am on Tuesday, October 17.