Congratulations to the 2016 Environmental Achievement Award Winners!

This year, two concessioners were recognized for their extraordinary efforts in demonstrating environmental stewardship by earning National Park Environmental Achievement Awards, and two more concessioners received honorable mentions. These awards are given out annually to those who display a significant amount of support for the Park Service’s goal of preserving and protecting environmental resources and educating others on best practices. We congratulate the following winners and honorable mentions for setting a wonderful example:


Ortega National Parks, LLC: Hawaii Volcanos Lodge Company at Hawaii Volcanos National Park received a Lean, Clean, and Green award for its “Leading Edge for a Sustainable Future” project.

Xanterra Parks and Resorts: Glacier National Park Lodges at Glacier National Park received a Good Neighbor award for its “Supporting the Community with Sustainable Choices” project.

Honorable Mentions:

Xanterra Parks & Resorts at Yellowstone National Park received a Lean, Clean, and Green honorable mention for its “Achieving LEED Platinum at Old Faithful’s Paintbrush Employee Residence.”

Xanterra South Rim, LLC at Grand Canyon National Park received a Building the Future honorable mention for its “Building New Food Partnerships” project.

To learn more about the details of the award winning projects, check out the GreenLine News Update.