CVC Asks Community to Nominate Environmental Champions

Do you know someone who deserves to be celebrated for their hard work protecting nature through conservation efforts? Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is seeking nominations for their annual Friends of the Credit Conservation Awards. The awards program honours local environmental champions who are making a positive impact and supporting a thriving environment that protects, connects and sustains us.

“Our Conservation Awards program is a way for CVC’s Board of Directors and staff to recognize outstanding community members that are leading important environmental work,” said Holly Nadalin, Manager of Community Outreach, Education and CVC Foundation at CVC. “This is an opportunity to highlight exceptional on-the-ground initiatives that are improving environmental health across our watershed.”

Nominations are open to businesses, municipalities, schools, community groups, landowners and individuals who take on a leadership role to ensure a greener future. Projects can include:

  • Landowners who have taken action to protect and restore nature on their property.
  • Local businesses, municipalities or regional governments who have adapted fresh approaches or green infrastructure.
  • Individuals or businesses that donate land or funds to purchase land ensuring its long-term protection.
  • Youth or individuals who have taken action to protect and improve the natural environment in their community.
  • Leadership and initiatives focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion, that engage people of diverse backgrounds and cultures, encouraging them to take part in environmental activities that support a sustainable future.

CVC is seeking submissions from the public in the following nine categories:

  • Youth Achievement
  • Outstanding Volunteer
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Landowner Stewardship
  • Corporate Leadership
  • Green Cities
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership
  • Legacy Donor
  • Watershed Excellence

Nominations can be submitted on CVC’s website until February 20, 2024. The CVC Board of Directors reviews all nominations and selects award winners. For more information about the awards program, including award descriptions and eligibility, visit

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is a local conservation authority established by the Ontario government in 1954 to protect, restore and enhance the natural environment of the Credit River Watershed. That watershed is the area of land defined by where all rainfall, snowmelt and runoff drains into lands and waters flowing into the Credit River. CVC creates connections between people and nature, knowledge and action. It inspires a deep appreciation for the role of nature in keeping people connected, healthy and happy. CVC is a member of Conservation Ontario.


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