Deb Markowitz, secretary of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources; Mary Ellen Copeland and her husband, Ed Anthes; and Michael Snyder, commissioner of
Deb Markowitz, secretary of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources; Mary Ellen Copeland and her husband, Ed Anthes; and Michael Snyder, commissioner of the VerĀ­mont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation, at the awards ceremony in Montpelier. (Submitted photo)