In November 2020, the Michigan School Forest Guide received the Thomas Say Award, which honors naturalists for their outstanding accomplishments in the profession and inspiration of greater understanding and stewardship of our natural resources. The guide was co-authored by Mike Smalligan, Ada Takacs, Maureen Stine, Angel Squalls and Rachel Straughen. It promotes stewardship plans, educational curricula and experiences in the woods to teachers around the state.

Natureology Founder and Interpretive Programmer, Maureen Stine, was the proud recipient of two awards in 2016. National Association for Interpretation, Region 4, Outstanding Part-Time Interpreter, 2016 Maureen with Dr. Cem Basman

Environmental Educator Certification of the Michigan Alliance for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE), 2016

Maureen was also the recipient of three national awards in 2013. Outstanding Educator of the Year Project Learning Tree Point Clear, Alabama, May, 2013 Nominated by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Outstanding Contributions to Environmental Education by an Individual North American Association for Environmental Education with naaee Executive Director, Judy Braus Baltimore, Maryland, October, 2013 Nominated by the Chicago Park District

Excellence in Conservation Education USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service with USDA State Conservationist, Garry Lee Gaylord, Michigan, July, 2013 Nominated by the US Department of Agriculture