Conservation Champion Awards
Do you know a Conservation Champion?
Call for Nominations! McHenry County Conservation District is seeking nominations of individuals who are and have been Conservation Champions for the Public Open Space of McHenry County. These two inaugural Conservation Awards, Conservation Champion and Conservation Legacy, will recognize exceptional contributions of individuals who have made extraordinary impacts to the conservation movement through their continued dedication and support of the mission of the Conservation District.
Conservation Legacy Award recognizes contributions that transcend time. Whether the award winner dedicated ten or fifty years towards the local environment, their work should live on well past their earthly lifetime. Their legacy should be a gift to their community, as well as the plant life and wildlife within it. Regardless of how many lives they touched, Conservation Legacy Award winners need to have inspired others to become stewards of the land.
CONSERVATION LEGACY NOMINATION FORM
CONSERVATION CHAMPION NOMINATION FORM
Conservation Champion Award recognizes individuals who have made one or more contributions of extraordinary significance or impact to the conservation movement through their continued dedication and support of the mission of the Conservation District. Significant contributions can include leadership, innovation, environmental legislation, community building, restoration fieldwork, citizen science and volunteering, donations of money and land.
To nominate a Conservation Champion or Legacy Award, download a nomination form and submit electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org Nominations accepted through December 31 of each year.
The Conservation District is excited to announce the addition of these awards and looks forward to celebrating the recipients each year who do so much to protect, preserve and promote the wide open spaces, places we like to play, throughout McHenry County now and far into the future.
For more information contact Executive Director Elizabeth Kessler at (815) 338-6223, ext.1233.