Barrigar receives lifetime achievement award for advocacy of state’s environmental heritage

10:14 am | August 29, 2012

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Elizabethton resident Gary W. Barrigar, center, received the Robert Sparks Walker Lifetime Achievement Award on Aug. 24 from Deputy Gov. Claude Ramsey and Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau.

Elizabethton resident Gary W. Barrigar has received a state award for his long-standing dedication to protecting and preserving Tennessee’s environmental heritage.

Deputy Gov. Claude Ramsey and Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau presented the 2012 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards at the Ellington Agriculture Center campus in Nashville on Aug. 24, recognizing 11 honorees whose efforts have made a positive impact on Tennessee’s natural resources.

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