Hamilton’s Environmentalists of the Year awards committee recognizes outstanding individuals, groups, organizations and businesses who have taken an active leadership role in environmental activity and stewardship in Hamilton.
Nominations for the 2013 awards are being accepted until March 31. The awards will be presented at Michelangelo Banquet Centre on June 4.
The Dr. Victor Cecilioni Award recognizes outstanding contribution to environmental activity and leadership, usually over a number of years, while awards of merit recognize excellence in environmental effort on particular projects or over a number of years.
The Hamilton Conservation Foundation recognizes a student graduating from secondary school and entering a post-secondary institution with a bursary for environmental conservation, and Environment Hamilton presents the Betty Blashill Environmental Prize.
Nominations must be accompanied by a detailed nomination package outlining the contributions made by the nominee. See the Environmentalists of the Year website (www.eoyawards.org) for details.