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Governor's Green Youth Awards Program

The Governor’s Green Youth Awards Program recognizes the outstanding environmental projects of Illinois Youth.

To be eligible for a Green Youth Award, projects must involve one or more of the following categories: waste reduction, prevention/reduction of pollution in the air (climate change/global warming), land or water; restoration, preservation or enhancement of natural areas; and energy or water efficiency.

Classrooms or individual students currently enrolled in K-12 schools, scouts, 4-H or others, and who have participated in an environmental project started no earlier than 2009, are eligible to apply.

For additional information on the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s Governor's Green Youth Award, please see the Program Information page or contact (217) 558-0073.

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