Nominate Now! for the 2013 State & Territory Landcare Awards
NSW Landcarers are being encouraged to submit a nomination for the 2013 NSW Landcare Awards.
The renowned Awards, now in their 23rd year, honour the invaluable work that is being undertaken by the Landcare community, with the winners from NSW Awards going forward as finalists to the prestigious National Landcare Awards in 2014.
There are nine categories, covering a range of environmental projects and themes, including sustainable agriculture, coastal rehabilitation and Indigenous land management. Individuals, schools, community groups and networks working to protect or restore local environments, farms, coastlines, native vegetation, bushlands, wetlands, waterways, and more, can be nominated.
The 2013 Landcare Awards Categories are:
•Individual Landcarer Award
•Partnerships with Landcare Award
•Innovation in Sustainable Farm Practices Award
•Landcare Facilitator or Coordinator Award
•Qantas Landcare Innovative Community Group Award
•Westpac Agribusiness Innovative Young Landcare Leader Award
•Junior Landcare Team Award
•Indigenous Land Management Award
There is also a tenth category – the NSW People’s Choice Award. This is a popular poll organised by Landcare Australia to which all NSW Landcare Award applications will be entered. (Please note that the winner of the People’ Choice will not go forward to the National Awards unless they win in their original category).
Please submit completed forms by Sunday, 30 June 2013 to the NSW Awards Coordinator:
State Landcare Coordinator
Department of Primary Industries
Locked Bag 21
Orange, NSW, 2800
Phone: (02) 6391 3238