Awards & Acknowledgments

Many thanks for our community partners and recognition over the years …

  • 2004 | Neil Armingeon, the St. Johns Riverkeeper, is named Folio Weekly’s Person of the Year.
  • 2005 | St. Johns Riverkeeper receives the CSX Lifetime Environmental Achievement Award.
  • 2006 | The Northeast Florida Regional Council presents the Regional Award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship to Neil Armingeon.
  • 2006 | The Green Monster and Revenge of the River documentaries both receive first place honors at the national Awards for Reporting on the Environment.
  • 2007 | St. Johns Riverkeeper receives the Zone VIIIConservation Award from The Garden Club of America.
  • 2009 | St. Johns Riverkeeper receives the Florida Wildlife Federation’s Water Conservationist of the Year award.
  • 2011 | The Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board presents the Christi P. Veleta Environmental Award to Neil Armingeon.
  • 2011 | The Carol and Bob Grimes Environmental Activist Award presented to Neil Armingeon.
  • 2013 | St. Johns Riverkeeper receives the Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Organization Award.
  • 2013 | Rising Tides, the St. Johns Riverkeeper young professionals group, receives the Environmental Achievement Award from the Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board.
  • 2014 | St. Johns Riverkeeper receives the Ninah May Holden Cummer Award from the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens for building artful connections between people and the environment.
  • 2009 – 2014 | Folio Weekly readers vote the St. Johns Riverkeeper Best Local Environmental Activist.
  • 2015 | Keep Jacksonville Beautiful presents the 2015 Jake Godbold Award to Executive Director Jimmy Orth.
  • 2018 | Christi P. Veleta Enviromental Award by Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board to Jimmy Orth.
  • 2019 | Folio Weekly readers vote the St. Johns Riverkeeper Best Local Environmental Activist.
  • 2019 | Florida Times-Union Eve Award Winner presented to Lisa Rinaman.
  • 2022 | FOLIO Weekly Best of Jax Award for Best Environmental Advocate