Lorrie Otto’s Awards

If you know of any other awards (there must be a zillion more that mention Lorrie) please send an e-mail at info@wildones.org to let us know.

Date Award From
 1971 Silver Acorn Award Citizens’ Natural Resources Association
1974 Citizen Conservationist Award National Audubon Society Milwaukee Chapter
1974 Citizens’ Conservationist Award Milwaukee Audubon Chapter
1981 Citizen Environmentalist Award Center for Public Representation
1982 Listed in World’s Who’s Who of Women
1988 Environmental Achievement Award for Outstanding Educator of the Year Friends of Havenswood, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1988 Environmental Community Access Award for Cable TV/Earthcare Series Viacom
1988 Award for Work with DDT Environmental Defense Fund
1991 Margaret Douglas Medal The Garden Club of America
1993 Annual Award for “Inspiring Campaign to Promote Native Prairie Landscaping” The Canadian Wildflower Society
1996 First Annual Natural Landscape Award (Engraved Garden Rock) Milwaukee Audubon Chapter
1996 Appreciation – Celebration Dinner at Milwaukee Yacht Club
1996 Inscribed Granite Bench Natural Landscaping Alliance
1996 Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Wild Ones Natural Landscapers
1997 The American Spirit Tom Brokaw
1997 WAEE Award for having statewide, regional and national impact Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education
1997 Lifetime Achievement Award National Wildlife Federation
1998 Conservationist of the Year – National Wildlife Federation American Hero National Wildlife Federation
1998 Environmental Enhancement Award American Society of Landscape Architects – WI Chapter
1999 Environmental Leader Award College of Natural Resources at Stevens Point
1999 Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame (joins Aldo Leopold, John Muir, Gaylord Nelson)
2000 Earth Guardian Award on Earth Day “Appreciation for Personal and Public Contributions City of Milwaukee