Otonabee Conservation presented the Environmental Excellence Awards at its 59th Annual Meeting held last evening (January 18, 2018) in Keene. The Township of Otonabee South Monaghan hosted the meeting.
“The awards recognize the conservation efforts of those who are very passionate about conservation but remain quite humble about their involvement and accomplishments. It’s our way of saying thank you and sharing their success with the watershed community, “said Andy Mitchell, Chair of Otonabee Conservation.
Receiving an Environmental Excellence Award was:
- Conservationist: Meaghan Thompson and Olivia Handley
- Stewardship: Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre – accepting was Dr. Sue Carstairs
- Business: Winslow Gerolamy Motors Limited – accepting was Andrew Winslow
Mitchell remarked on the generous support and involvement of many individuals, community organizations and businesses that make conservation part of their contribution to a healthy natural environment where communities thrive.
To learn ore about the award recipients, please visit the Environmental Excellence Awards page.