Environmental Awards

The Conservation & Environmental Stewardship Awards recognizes and honors the 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. Banquet attendees will enjoy a gourmet dinner, bid on our exciting Silent Auction items, win wonderful raffle prizes, and meet and congratulate our Award Winners.

Your participation in this event means you’ll be helping us continue to offer FREE community programs such as Earth Day-Bay Day, public educational forums (Coastal Issues Forums), and multiple coastal cleanups.

Come join us in making a difference, and let’s protect our beautiful Texas Coastal Bend together!

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

If you would like to donate an item for our Silent Auction, please click on the button above and fill out the form. Item is needed in the office by October 1, 2023. If you can’t drop it off at our office we can arrange for someone to pick it up

If you are interested in volunteering for the event, please click the button above and fill out the form.

Event Questions: Please contact Cristal Guerrero, Project Manager at [email protected] or Satosha Patterson, Project Coordinator at [email protected]; Office Phone: (361) 882-3439

Please join us in Congratulating this year’s Award Reciepients!

Click the slideshow above to learn more about their efforts in helping protect our Coastal Environment!

Thank you to our generous 2023 Sponsors!

2023 Sponsors: 
Top Sponsor- Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program
Building the Bays Sponsor- Port of Corpus Christi, TAMU-CC Harte Research Institute
Wetlands Sponsor- Valero, Gulf Coast Growth Ventures, City of Portland, Ortiz International Center OVG Hospitality
Cove Sponsors- NuStar Energy, Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., Coastal Bend Industry Association, Friends of Padre, Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve (MANERR), Texas Sea Grant, Coastal Environments, Inc., HDR Engineering, Coastal Environments, Inc., TAMU-CC Conrad Blucher Institute, Balcones Field Services, Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi Water, Oxychem, Flint Hills Resources, Coastal Bend Air Quality Partnership, Cheniere Energy