Information related to the upcoming Latornell Conservation Symposium
Leadership Award Deadline Reminder and Latornell Grant Program
November 21-23, 2017 at the Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Convention Centre, Alliston, ON
REMINDER: Leadership Award Nominations DUE June 23rd
The Latornell Leadership Award recognizes exemplary and leading edge career or voluntary achievements in the conservation field either in a sustained record over an extended period of time, or through individual outstanding examples.
The Latornell Leadership Award reflects important characteristics of its namesake, Ontario Conservationist, Art Latornell which include:
instilling the value of conservation into the hearts and minds of young people to ensure a legacy of conservation in our communities; and,
ensuring that professionals and volunteers alike, who are involved in conserving natural resources, receive the recognition they deserve for their accomplishments.
Who is Eligible to be Nominated?
Any Ontario resident who has demonstrated leadership accomplishments in the conservation field is eligible for this award. Such contributions could be through work, career, or volunteer experiences.
If you know an individual deserving of this award, please
click here to learn more about nominating someone and to access the nomination form. Nominations will be accepted until June 23rd, 2017.
If you intend on submitting a nomination and believe you might not be able to complete the nomination form by the June 23rd deadline, please inform Jane Dunning at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the deadline.
Latornell Grant Program Application
The Latornell Conservation Symposium Grant was established in memory of A.D. Latornell to provide support for students and active members of the conservation community so that they may attend the annual Latornell Conservation Symposium.
A number of Three Day and One Day Grants will be available in 2017.
The Three Day Grant includes: one three (3) day registration package, meals and 2 nights accommodations at the Nottawasaga Inn. Successful applicants will be asked to double up for accommodations due to limited room availability. Transportation is not included.
The One Day Grant includes: one (1) day registration package for the day of your choice including meals for that day. Accommodations and transportation are not included.
Applicants must be able to declare and demonstrate that without the grant they would be unable to attend the symposium.
Applicants must submit a complete application including one letter of reference prior to the application deadline. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
Successful applicants must commit to attend the symposium. Grants are not transferrable to other individuals.
Successful applicants must complete and return an evaluation form following the symposium.
For More Info:
For more information about eligibility criteria and how to apply visit our Grant Program page.
Make sure to keep an eye out for next week’s newsletter where we will announce one of our Opening Plenary Keynote Speakers.
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For More Information:
Karen Anderson and Mario Maillet, Symposium Coordinators