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
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 Ashley.Livingston@FloridaDEP.gov 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 winnershere.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.