Each year Coastal Living recognizes outstanding stewards of the shore. Join us in honoring these people and organizations dedicated to protecting our fragile coasts.

By Jacquelyne Froeber
January 25, 2008
Dave Delinea

Community Development: Wakefield Beach
A British Columbia community proves that responsible development can be beautiful, too.

Tourism: Kayak Nature Adventures
A local company helps restore a corner of Florida's Tampa Bay, one bag of trash at a time.

Education: Kids for the Bay
Students in this San Francisco program go shoreside for science.

Leadership: Andy Sharpless
This committed CEO tackles international water woes. His team's success is making waves.

Sea and Shore Preservation: The Migrating Human Whale Project
Along the West Coast, volunteers show creativity and respect for the ocean.

Design: Save the Bay
This nonprofit's flagship facility on Narragansett Bay embodies its environmental mission.