Marc Lefkowitz | 06/12/07 @ 1:30pm
Biodiversity Alliance, a partnership for global conservation, and Dominion are now accepting applications for the 2007 Northeast Ohio Environmental Awards, a new program recognizing excellence in advancing regional environmental quality.
The program recognizes outstanding achievements of organizations, businesses and individuals in a wide variety of environmental initiatives throughout the region. The awards also honor environmental excellence, leadership and accomplishment in respective fields. The program will present awards recognizing activities or initiatives that were in place in 2006 in the following categories:
- Higher Education
- Primary/Secondary Education
Winners in each category will receive a $2,500 cash award. A panel of independent judges will evaluate all entries.
The Northeast Ohio Environmental Awards are open to any group, program, organization, business or individual located and working in the following counties: Allen, Ashland, Ashtabula, Auglaize, Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Guernsey, Hardin, Holmes, Knox, Lake, Mahoning, Medina, Mercer, Monroe, Muskingum, Noble, Paulding, Portage, Putnam, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Van Wert, Washington and Wayne.
Biodiversity Alliance was established by the Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo/Cleveland Zoological Society and The Cleveland Museum of Natural History. The awards are funded by the Dominion Foundation. All nominations must be received no later than midnight, Saturday, June 30, 2007.
Participants can send nomination materials electronically to email@example.com. If unable to send electronically, entrants can mail completed nomination materials to:
Biodiversity Alliancec/o Cleveland Metroparks ZooConservation & Science3900 Wildlife WayCleveland, Ohio 44109
Prospective entrants can find nomination materials and applications on the following websites: Cleveland Botanical Garden: www.cbgarden.org The Cleveland Museum of Natural History: www.cmhn.org/site/Conservation_BiodiversityAlliance.aspx Cleveland Metroparks Zoo: www.clemetzoo.com The Cleveland Zoological Society: www.clevelandzoosociety.org
For more information on the 2007 Northeast Ohio Environmental Awards of Biodiversity Alliance, contact Cathi Lehn at (216) 708-2826 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.