Those selected as Founders will receive a certificate of recognition and
profiles of their work will be distributed through the regional news media.
Sustainable Northwest will also share their stories with other communities
and individuals embarking upon environmentally sound economic development
The Founders of a New Northwest project is co-sponsored by the Oregon Rural
Development Council, the Center for Rural Revitalization and Learning at
Idaho State University, the University of Washington's Northwest Policy
Center, and Oregon State University's Sustainable Forestry Partnership.
First round of nomination forms are due March 31. To receive a nomination
form and/or additional information about the Founder of a New Northwest
program and Sustainable Northwest, please contact Sustainable Northwest at
503/221-6911 or myself (see below).
Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6240