Protect the Northwest Industry Award
Presented to a company that made a difference in protecting Oregon from invasive species.
2013: Jan Eliot, for her highly effective series of comic strips depicting a girl's personal story of the unintended consequences of releasing an invasive crayfish. Her work is making a difference in protecting Oregon from invasive species.
2012: The owner and operator of the Weed Wrench Company, Tom Ness, for developing the "Weed Wrench."
2011: West Coast Contractors, for their work in preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species on the coast of Oregon.
2010: Peerbolt Crop Management. for their work with the Department of Agriculture and spotted wing drosophila.
2009: AmeriTies and Union Pacific for their willingness to change their business practices to prevent the introduction of invasive insects on railroad ties.