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Call for Nominations - Northwest District Environmental Stewardship Awards

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Call for Nominations for DEP’s Northwest District
2019 Environmental Stewardship Awards

~ Nominate a deserving organization by Nov. 1, 2019 ~

DEP’s Northwest District Office is excited to announce a call for nominations for its annual Environmental Stewardship Awards Program which recognizes those who are working alongside DEP to protect, conserve and manage Florida’s natural resources.

The program recognizes businesses, professional and community organizations, and local governments, within DEP's Northwest District, for exceptional achievements to prevent or reduce impacts on the environment. To be considered for recognition, participants must demonstrate proactive, innovative and measurable achievements that exceed regulatory requirements and provide a direct benefit to our environment in one or more of the following categories:

  • Reducing environmental impacts
  • Conserving resources
  • Enhancing ecosystems
  • Restoring impacts

Additional criteria that will be considered:

  • An organizational culture of environmental stewardship;
  • Continuous improvement and growth of environmental programs;
  • Environmental education and outreach components;
  • Innovation and exceptional achievement in environmental stewardship.

Rules and Instructions:

1. The Northwest District Environmental Stewardship Awards program is open to Florida businesses, industries, professional and non-profit organizations and local governments located within the Northwest District (Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton and Washington counties).
2. Application or nomination must be received by close of business Nov. 1, 2019. See submission instructions below.
3. Completed nomination form must be submitted along with any optional supporting documents.
4. Supportive material is limited to 10 additional pages.
5. Nominations can be submitted by email to or by mail to:

  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection - Northwest District
    Attention: Ashley Livingston
    160 W. Government Street, Suite 308
    Pensacola, Fl 32502

Winners will be recognized at the Northwest District's annual Open House on Dec. 12, 2019. Learn about our 2018 award winners here.

Please contact Brandy Smith at or 850-595-0695 with any questions.  

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September 18, 2019 - 4:04pm

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