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CWF Calls for Nominations for Canadian Conservation Awards

November 2, 2017

The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is now accepting nominations for the Conservation Achievement Awards. This is your opportunity to recognize the environmental leadership of individuals and organizations across Canada through one of nine prestigious national award categories.

* Canadian Outdoorsperson of the Year
* Youth in Action
* Youth Mentorship
* Conservation in the Arts
* WILD Educator of the Year
* Conservation in Action
* Conservation through Fisheries
* Canadian Legislators Award
* Outstanding Affiliate Conservation Project

Nominees may be volunteers or professionals whose actions contribute toward the protection of our country's natural heritage for the benefit and enjoyment of all. Applications for the Canadian Conservation Achievement Awards are due by January 31, 2018 and the winners will be announced in June, 2018 at a special ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of the awards program.

If you know a natural leader or a successful and inspirational conservation project, please submit a nomination. The winners will be featured in Canadian Wildlife magazine and recognized at the national ceremony to which they will receive transportation, accommodation and accolades.

Previous winners have come from all walks of life and dedicated their time to many important causes. The Canadian Wildlife Federation established the awards program in 1978, making it one of the longest-running celebrations of its kind. Each award has a special significance, honouring the legacy of Canada’s connection to wildlife.

To learn more about past winners or submit a nomination visit

About the Canadian Wildlife Federation:
The Canadian Wildlife Federation is dedicated to fostering awareness and appreciation of our natural world. By spreading knowledge of human impacts on the environment, sponsoring research, promoting the sustainable use of natural resources, recommending legislative changes and co-operating with like-minded partners, CWF encourages a future in which Canadians can live in harmony with nature. Visit for more information.

For more information contact:
David DeRocco
Senior Marketing Manager
Canadian Wildlife Federation
Phone: 1.877.599.5777 Ext 279
Cell: 905.975.4672

Heather Robison
Media and Community Relations Officer
Canadian Wildlife Federation
Phone: 1.877.599.5777 Ext 212

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