Institute for Environmental Negotiation

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IEN Recognized as VEE Partner in Excellence

The Institute for Environmental Negotiation was among 22 "Partners in Excellence" recognized by the Virginia Environmental Endowment (VEE) at an October 5th event marking the culmination of VEE's year-long 40th anniversary celebration. Each recipient of the award, presented at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond, received $1,000 from the VEE "in recognition of their contribution's to Virginia's environment."

IEN was founded in 1981 with financial support from the VEE, and the Endowment is supporting two current IEN projects in the areas of environmental education and coastal resiliency. 

Read VEE's press release here

Photo: VEE Executive Director Joe Maroon, and VEE Founding Executive Director Gerald McCarthy, welcome IEN Director Tanya Denckla Cobb, and IEN Founding Director, Rich Collins. Photo by James Lee.