Due to Request, Nominations Deadline has been extended to Friday February 15, 2013 at midnight. ****
Wild South invites nominations for its Fifth Annual Roosevelt-Ashe Conservation Awards (See Past Awards Info HERE). On March 22, 2013, four individuals and one business will be recognized for their Outstanding Contributions to environmental conservation in the South during the past year. The Awards will be presented at Wild South’s Green Gala in Asheville, NC, which annually celebrates and recognizes exceptional work in conservation. Click here to nominate your conservation heroes today.
Awards are given in each of 5 categories:
Outstanding Small Business
Wild South named this award series for President Theodore Roosevelt and Mr. W.W. Ashe. Their conservation values mirror our own and we pay homage to their landmark work to protect forests in the South and across the United States. Nominations are reviewed and scored by a Selection Committee comprised of environmental superstars!
Please fill out the online application by midnight February 13, 2013.
Fifth Annual Roosevelt-Ashe Awards Selection Committee:
Brent Martin, Southern Appalachian Program Director, The Wilderness Society
Ginger Dollar, Community Foundation of Western North Carolina
Dusty Allison, Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine
Kelly Sheehan Martin, Sierra Club NC Beyond Coal Campaign
Kim Waites, Alabama Outdoors
Todd Witcher, Executive Director, Discover Life in America-All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory, GSMNP
Kim Porter, Director of Development, Environmental Paper Network
Katie Hicks, Clean Water for North Carolina
Gigi Amateau, Award Winning Southern Author, VA
Terry Deal, Evergreen Community Charter School, NC