Environmental Awards

19th Conservation & Environmental Stewardship Awards Banquet

Thursday, November 18, 2021 – 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Solomon P. Ortiz Center

402 Harbor Dr., Corpus Christi, TX 78401



Join us to celebrate our 19th annual Conservation & Environmental Stewardship Awards to honor our 2021 Award winners. Every year we honor those who have contributed to protecting and preserving our beautiful coastal natural resources. Interested in sponsoring or attending the event? Click the button above for Sponsorship and VIP Ticket prices.

2021 Conservation & Environmental Stewardship Award Winners

The Conservation & Environmental Stewardship Awards recognizes and honors outstanding Coastal Bend citizens, educators, businesses, governing bodies and other entities that have made significant contributions to education and or protection of Coastal Bend natural resources, habitats and native species. Click here to take a look at our 2021 winners and see why they were awarded this year.

Proceeds from the Banquet benefit the Coastal Bend Bays Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and help us provide outreach, habitat restoration, and educational opportunities that promote conservation of our precious natural resources. Your support allows us to continue our conservation efforts in the Coastal Bend, protecting and preserving our beautiful habitats now and forever.



Along with recognizing individuals and industry partners, banquet attendees will enjoy a gourmet dinner, bid on our exciting Silent Auction items, win wonderful prizes in our raffle, and meet and congratulate our Award winners.

If you are unable to join us at the Banquet, please consider making a donation.  Your support allows us to continue our conservation efforts in the Coastal Bend.

If you are interested in volunteering for the event please click the button above and fill out the form. Questions reagarding the event please contact Tosha Patterson, Project Manager at spatterson@baysfoundation.org

If you would like to donate an item for our Silent Auction please click on the button above and fill out the form. We will need the item in the office by November 1, 2021. If you can’t drop it off at our office we can arrange for someone to pick it up.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Cristal Guerrero, Project Manager at (361) 882-3439 or email cristal@baysfoundation.org


2021 Sponsors:
Top Sponsor- Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program, Port of Corpus Christi
Building the Bays Sponsor- Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico studies at TAMU-CC, Plummer Associates
Cove Sponsors- Oxychem, Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve, Texas State Aquarium, HDR Engineering Inc., NuStar Energy, Cheniere Energy, City of Corpus Christi Water Utilities Dept., TAMUCC- College of Science & Engineering, Valero, TAMUCC- Conrad Blucher Institute, Port Industries of Corpus Christi, Exxon Mobil, TAMU-Sea Grant, City of Corpus Christi Environmental Strategic Initiatives Dept.