The Coosa River Basin Initiative announced that they have extended the Greene Awards nominations until December 31st.  The awards are presented to individuals and groups working to protect the upper Coosa River basin. They are given at the organization’s Green Gala in April.

Awards will be presented in the areas of sustaina­bility, innovation, land protection, water conservation and outdoor recreation.

All individuals, businesses, industries, local governments and nonprofit organizations living in or doing business in the 5,000-square-mile upper Coosa River basin are eligible for nomination.