Nominate a Woman in Conservation!
PennFuture is now accepting nominations for its Fifth Annual Celebrating Women in Conservation Awards, which will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, April 25 at the Susquehanna Club in New Cumberland, near Harrisburg.
Each year, PennFuture honors the accomplishments of exceptional women conservationists in Pennsylvania. The 2019 Celebrating Women in Conservation Awards are designed to encourage continuing excellence in conservation and to forge a stronger network of exceptional women working to protect Pennsylvania's environment.
Please fill out the below form or you may print it and mail the information to:
Emily Rinaldi, PennFuture, 425 Carlton Road, Suite 101, Mt. Pocono, PA 18344
If you have any questions, please contact Emily at 570-216-3344 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Woman of Environmental Media, Marketing & Communications
This award honors an individual who has established herself as a creditable source for presenting the public with information about climate, water issues, environmental stories, and conservation related current events.
Woman of Environmental Arts
This award honors an individual who has creatively used the arts to bring greater awareness to, or to actively address, environmental issues. Her work may include, but is not limited to, visual arts, music, poetry, fiction, theatre, dance, as well as the curation or promotion of such arts in Pennsylvania.
Woman of Environmental Justice
This award honors an individual who has devoted her time and energy to defending those who have been the most disproportionately and negatively affected by pollution. This individual has proven to be a voice for those who may not otherwise be heard, and actively advocates for environmental laws and policies to improve the lives of others in PA.
Woman of the Watershed
This award honors an individual who has made a positive impact on water quality in the Susquehanna and/or Potomac River Watershed. Her water quality work may include, but is not limited to, wildlife impacts, macroinvertebrates, land protection, stream buffers, bank rehabilitation, agriculture, water quality studies, and environmental policy.
Woman of Climate and Renewable Energy
This award honors an individual who is dedicated to addressing climate impacts or championing renewable energy efforts. This woman can be active in communities, business, government and science fields. With her skills, this woman has blazed a new trail toward a cleaner, more sustainable energy future for Pennsylvania.
Woman of Environmental Education
This award honors an individual who has dedicated herself to educating her community about sustainability and environmental policy. She is admired in her Central PA community for her passionate commitment to environmental awareness and to educating students and the public.
Woman with Lifetime Achievement in Conservation
This award celebrates the lifetime accomplishments of a remarkable woman who has made a difference by devoting significant parts of her life to protecting and enhancing Southeast PA's natural greatness and for her tireless dedication to environmental advocacy. Nominees should have dedicated at least 25 years of work to conservation in Central PA.
This year, nominations will shine a light on Central Pennsylvania. Those nominated must be from the following counties: Adams, Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Potter, Snyder, Tioga, Union, or York.
Special Thanks to our Sponsors:
Jacquelyn Bonomo, President & CEO of PennFuture
Char Magaro, PennFuture Board President
Randy Cline*, Diana Dakey*, Jack Detweiler, Timothy Fulton*, Peggy Grove, Betty Hungerford, Dr. James & Sandra Jones, Erika Juran, Marilyn Kaufman*, Deanne McNally, & Carrie Wissler Thomas.
*PennFuture Board Members
RSVPs for the 2019 Women in Conservation dinner open soon. Stay on the lookout and save the date for Thursday, April 25!