???? Japanese kingbird at Sherburne Nationwide Wildlife Refuge, MN | Courtney Celley/USFWS
It is a momentous 12 months for the Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation and our nation’s wildlife wonders! As we mark the thirtieth anniversary of the Wildlife Refuge Awards this 12 months, we proudly announce the opening of nominations for 2024. These prestigious awards honor the extraordinary people who dedicate their lives to defending and conserving the Nationwide Wildlife Refuge System. Click on right here to see highlights from the 2023 Wildlife Refuge Awards >>
From refuge managers and tireless workers to passionate volunteers, devoted Refuge Associates teams, and vocal advocates, we search to acknowledge the exceptional achievements that make a distinction for wildlife and wild locations. Are you aware somebody who embodies the spirit of nationwide wildlife refuge stewardship? Nominate them as we speak and be a part of the historic celebration!
That is your likelihood to shine a light-weight on the heroes who go above and past for our refuges. Please take a second to evaluate our nomination tips. Nominate somebody in one among our award classes:
Mark your calendars: Nominations are open as of February 7, 2024, and the deadline to submit your nomination is Wednesday, March 20, 2024. Award recipients will probably be introduced in Might 2024 and can celebrated throughout the 2024 Wildlife Refuge Awards ceremony and celebration on Wednesday, September 18, 2024, in Washington, D.C.
Be part of us in honoring 30 years of refuge conservation and recognizing the people who make it potential. Nominate somebody deserving as we speak and present your appreciation for the heroes of our Nationwide Wildlife Refuge System!