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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE J. B. HARKIN CONSERVATION AWARD 2014

  • Published on Mar 20 2014 |
  • This article is tagged as: harkin

Do you know someone who deserves national recognition for their contribution to the conservation of Canada’s parks and wilderness?  Let us know!

The J. B. Harkin Award for Conservation

The J.B. Harkin Medal is Canada's most prestigious conservation award, named for James Bernard Harkin, Canada's 1st Commissioner of National Parks. Since 1972, the award has been presented by CPAWS to living individuals who:

  • Have made a significant life-long contribution through words and deeds to the conservation of Canada's parks and wilderness; or
  • Have made a special one-time contribution to national conservation; and
  • Have not been otherwise recognized.

Their significant contribution to conserving parks and wilderness, nationally or regionally, may include achievements in a variety of important areas, such as watershed protection, youth education, mountain health or biodiversity.

Click here to learn more about the J.B. Harkin Medal and see a list of previous participants.

How to Submit a Nomination

If you know of an individual whom you believe deserves this award, click here to complete the nomination form and submit it along with a letter of reference from a second person supporting your nomination (required). Please note that this procedure is new, so any previous nominations should be re-submitted using this format.

For any questions, please send an email to harkin@cpaws.org. The deadline for nominations is April 27, 2014.