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.
Examples of Activities
- Conservation legislation/policy development/reform
- Conservation innovation i.e. best management practices in forestry, agriculture, water technology/techniques/management
- Habitat enhancement - restoration/rehabilitation projects
- Conservation research/fieldwork/studies
- Concepts in Sustainability
- Environmental education/communications
- Natural resource management/planning
- Community organization
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 28
If you intend on submitting a nomination and believe you might not be able to complete the nomination form by the June 28
deadline, please inform us at
prior to the deadline.