2012 Environmentalist of the Year Award

Jenny Weber

Jenny Weber has been a volunteer forest activist for the past 15 years, spending the last 10 years instigating and coordinating hundreds of direct action campaigns in Tasmania’s southern world heritage forests for the Huon Valley Environment Centre. Her single vision has been to protect the natural values of these forests against the pressures of clearfell logging for woodchips and veneer for overseas logging companies.

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2012 Young Environmentalist of the Year Award

Dan Spencer

Dan Spencer is 22 years old and grew up in Adelaide.

While studying music at university, Dan became involved in the student environment movement and in 2010, left his studies to join the AYCC (Australian Youth Climate Coalition).

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2012 Environmental Courage Award

Miranda Gibson

Miranda Gibson is one of Tasmania’s most committed and courageous front-line forest campaigners. She has been a core member of the environment group Still Wild Still Threatened for over five years, living at Camp Floz, a blockade in the Upper Florentine Valley.

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