June 10, 2014

KENT — Town resident Laurie Doss was among the winners of the Aquarion Environmental Champion Awards.

Winners were recognized as volunteers or having volunteer programs that have significantly contributed to improvements in environmental quality through protection, conservation, restoration and stewardship of Connecticut’s water, air, soils, and plant and wildlife habitats.

Doss won on the adult level. Her prize was a $2,500 grant to be given to an environmental nonprofit of her choice. Doss is directing the grant to Audubon Sharon in for use in its bird banding and avian rehabilitation programs.