2015 Environmental Award Nominations
The Conservancy is looking for a few good projects, people and organizations whose recent work to protect or improve the Perkiomen Creek Watershed merits public recognition. To be eligible, nominees or nominated projects must be located within the 362 square-mile Perkiomen Creek Watershed comprised of all or part of 57 municipalities within Montgomery, Bucks, Berks and Lehigh Counties.
Awards will be given in the categories listed below, although candidates may not
be selected in every category. Awards will be presented at the the Conservancy's Annual Awards Banquet in October.
All nominations will be judged by site visits or interviews performed by the Conservancy Special Events Committee. Anyone may make a nomination using the online form.
For more information please call 610.287.9383.
2015 nominations period has ended. Thanks to everyone who made a nomination. Award recipients will be announced in late summer and publicly honored at the Environmental Awards Banquet on Thursday, October 29 at RiverCrest!
ADVOCATE OF THE WATERSHED: A non-profit, service organization or community group that has made a significant contribution to improving or preserving the Perkiomen Creek Watershed.
CORPORATE: A corporation that has demonstrated a commitment to or improvement of the Perkiomen Creek Watershed by accomplishments such as exemplary corporate environmental management or outstanding support of community watershed activities or initiatives.
KIDS MAKING A DIFFERENCE: An individual or group of individuals under 18 years of age who has made a significant contribution to the improving or preserving the Perkiomen Creek Watershed (e.g., Scouts, Environmental Club, Service Club)
LAND USE: An individual, organization or project that has contributed to improving or preserving the Perkiomen Creek Watershed and that exemplifies responsible land use and stewardship that is protective of water quality and the natural environment.
MUNICIPAL: A municipality or municipal agency within the watershed that has made a significant contribution to improving or preserving the Perkiomen Creek Watershed (for example, through environmentally sensitive open space acquisitions, natural resources protection zoning, watershed planning or private-public partnerships).
PRESTON LUITWEILER FRIEND OF THE WATERSHED: An individual who has made a significant contribution to improving or preserving the Perkiomen Creek Watershed.
TEACHING EXCELLENCE: A teacher who demonstrates a keen awareness of, understanding about and commitment to the natural world. Recognized by peers as an outstanding teacher/learner, this individual possesses the skills required to initiate change in a student's perspective about their dependence upon the natural systems.