Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Defender of the Everglades Award

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Defender of the Everglades award is given out annually to individuals who not only have achieved success in the field of Everglades preservation and restoration but also exemplify the tenacity and spirit of Friends of the Everglades’ founder, Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

Connie Washburn, Founder of Young Friends of the Everglades and Friends of the Everglades Board Member, receiving the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Defender of the Everglades Award from Friends of the Everglades Board President, Phil Kushlan. 2021.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Defender of the Everglades Award Recipients

  • Katy Sorenson
  • Juanita Greene
  • Harvey Rubin
  • Alan Farago
  • Shannon Estenoz
  • Hal Wanlass
  • Jim McMaster
  • Jose Javier Rodriquez
  • Matt Schwartz
  • Paul Schwiep
  • Connie Washburn
  • Carlos Alvarez
  • Maggy Hurchalla
  • Daniella Levine Cava