January 17, 2023 5:00am
The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority is looking for nominations for its Conservationist of the Year Award.
The Authority has recognized outstanding achievements on conservation each year since 1984, and this year will present the Award for the 40th consecutive year. Individuals, organizations or companies who either reside in, or have completed conservation work in the ABCA area, are eligible to win the Conservationist of the Year award.
The Conservation Award acknowledges one individual or group per year who demonstrates positive conservation principles. The nominee must have undertaken conservation efforts over a number of years showing long-term benefits for nature and society. Examples of conservation work include: improving local water quality; conservation farming; reforestation; conservation education; providing wildlife and fish habitat; and promoting awareness and action for soil, water, and habitat for all living things.
Anyone wishing to nominate someone has until February 15 to submit their nomination. Information on how to file a nomination can be found on the ABCA website. (https://www.abca.ca/)