Portage County – The 17th Annual Portage Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner will take place Saturday April 11th and will feature a reception with music, hors d’oeuvres featuring local foods, a buffet dinner and more.  The 2015 Portage County Environmental Conservation Award Winners to be honored at the event include:

Environmental Education: Hiram College Tree House Project

Environmental Activism:  Downtown Mantua Revitalization Corporation

Green Business: Kelly Ferry

Green Building/Development: Emerald Environmental, Inc.

Lifetime Achievement: Ann Ward

Honor Roll for Land Conservation: Virginia Shaw