U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services scientist Richard Bennett has been named the 2016 GreenGov Presidential Awards “Climate Champion”
Article found in the 9-14-16 Daily Hampshire Gazette, written by Fran Ryan.
HADLEY, MA — Richard Bennett was named the 2016 GreenGov "Climate Champion" for his efforts overseeing coastal protection and marsh restoration work in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Bennett received the award Sept. 7 at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington.
"“It was a total surprise to me and a complete honor,” Bennett said. “It really was the effort of a lot of folks and I accepted it on behalf of everybody. I was just the one lucky enough to be recognized.”"
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