Durham seeking nominations for annual environmental awards
DURHAM -- The Durham Environmental Advisory Committee is now accepting nominations for its 2013 achievement awards. The goal of the awards program is to recognize individuals and organizations who...
DURHAM -- The Durham Environmental Advisory Committee is now accepting nominations for its 2013 achievement awards.
The goal of the awards program is to recognize individuals and organizations who dedicate their time to promote, preserve and enhance the region's natural environment.
There are six award categories, named in memory of past environmental leaders, and nominations will be accepted until March 4. The awards will be handed out at a special DEAC meeting on May 9.
The categories include the George A. Scott Stewardship Award, presented to those who helped maintain, protect and preserve the natural environment; Dr. J. Murray Speirs Restoration Award, which commends the work of those whose efforts have helped to restore the natural environment; the Irene Kock Education/Communication Award, recognizing those who help others learn about the environment; and the Eric Krause award, presented for forward-thinking and innovative efforts to encourage positive change with respect to the environment.
There is also the Jessica Markland Partnership Award, which recognizes the cooperative efforts of those who strive to enhance the environment, and the Evylin Stroud Lifetime Achievement Award, honouring individuals who continually promote the protection of the environment.
Nomination forms are available at www.durham.ca/deac .
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