Welcome to GREENevada

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.

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The Art of Sustainability

2019 Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards

Honoring Organizations and Individuals for their Sustainability Efforts in Our Community


GREENevada hosted the 2019 Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards on February 20, 2019 at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Reno to honor outstanding organizations and individuals for their achievements in improving and sustaining the environment.

As part of the event, there was an 18-piece recycled art exhibit curated by Kim Rios. This collection of art created from recycled plastic and other discarded materials is made by a variety of artists including children from local schools and established artists.

GREENevada gave recognition in ten (10) categories:

  • Educational Program:  Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation Student Stewards Program
  • Educator:  Kristina Britt – Bordewich-Bray Elementary School
  • Individual/Volunteer:  Christi Cakiroglu, KTMB
  • Medium to Large Business:  Intuit
  • Nonprofit:  Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful
  • Nonprofit: The Greenhouse Project
  • Government Agency:  Diamond Peak Ski Resort
  • Small Business: The Great Basin Community Food Co-Op (GBCFC)
  • Sustainability Milestone:  City of Reno for the 2017 Sustainability Report
  • Youth Leadership:  Alex Marsh, Reed High School

An honorable mention went to RTC for their Lincoln Line zero emission transit route.

Click here for more information on each of the winners.

GREENevada thanks its sponsors and supporters for this important environmental community recognition event. Support was provided by the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), NV Energy, Renown Health, Reno Printing, greenUP! and Mel Wade.

Fiscal Sponsor for GREENevada and the Golden Pinecone Awards: