Kawartha Lakes – The Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee (KLEAC) is looking for nominations for the 2021 Environmental Hero Awards.
The Committee recognizes individuals, businesses and students living in Kawartha Lakes who have shown a commitment to improving the wellness of the environment.
Each year the Kawartha Lakes’ Environmental Advisory Committee (KLEAC) recognizes individuals, businesses and students who have made outstanding contributions towards helping the environment with the Environmental Hero Awards.
To be nominated for an award, the nominee must fit the following criteria:
- Environmental Hero
- A resident(s) of Kawartha Lakes;
- Working to address an environmental issue in 2021; and,
- Acting to influence change for the benefit of the environment without any expectation of reward.
- Environmental Business Hero
- A business from Kawartha Lakes that is working to address an environmental issue in 2021;
- Making an outstanding environmental contribution within Kawartha Lakes;
- Acting successfully to influence change for the benefit of the environment without any expectation of reward; and,
- To accept the award the recipient must reside in Kawartha Lakes.
- Environmental Student Hero
- A student or group of students who have participated in a project that demonstrates a commitment to improve or change the environment;
- Applicants must be students and residents in Kawartha Lakes, from Kindergarden to Grade 12;
- Applicants must submit project documentation—including photographs and records of progress; and,
- The project must be completed during the 2021 or 2022 school years.
For more information, visit https://www.kawarthalakes.ca/en/news/the-2021-environmental-hero-nominations-are-now-open.aspx