Bruce F. Vento Public Service Award

The Bruce F. Vento Public Service Award honors a public servant for his or her commitment to the environment, and their service, skill, and innovation in support of our public lands and waters. 

Watch the celebratory video from this year’s event, honoring Congressman Fred Upton.

Recipients:

2016

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN)

2015

Senator Rob Portman (OH)

2014

Senator Ron Wyden (OR)

2013

Representative Mike Simpson (ID)

2012

Senator Jeff Bingaman (NM)

2011

Senator Susan Collins (ME)

2010

Senator Mark Udall (CO)

2009

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (CA)

2008

Senator Harry Reid (NV)

2007

Congressman George Miller (CA)

2006

Senator John McCain (AZ)

2005

Senator Bob Graham (FL)

2004

Congressman John Lewis (GA)

2003

Congresswomen Connie Morella (MD)

2002

Congressman John Seiberling (OH)

2001

Lt Governor Lowell Thomas (AK)