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2013 Member of the Year, Mark Brenchley, receiving award from OFNC president, Fenja BrodoIt's time to think back and consider those OFNC members (and, in two cases, even non-members) who, by virtue of their efforts and talents, are deserving of special recognition.

In the appropriate spaces, please submit the names of those you wish to nominate for OFNC awards and your reasons for each nomination. The more information you provide, the more effective will be the assessment of nominees. Attach additional information if the space is inadequate. The Awards Committee may contact you for further information regarding any of your nominations.

The deadline for the submission of nominations is December 31. Nominate as many individuals as you like, but be sure to give your reasons. After filling in the form, click on the "Send" button to email the form to the chair of the Awards Committee, Eleanor Zurbrigg.

Alternatively, use our static form if you prefer to print it and fill it out by hand.

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Honorary Member

This award is presented in recognition of outstanding contributions by a member, or non-member, to Canadian natural history or to the successful operation of the Club. [Usually people awarded an honorary membership have made extensive contributions over many years. At present honorary membership is limited to 25 people.]

Nominee
Reasons for the nomination

Member of the Year

In recognition of the member judged to have contributed the most to the Club in the previous year. [Members of the Executive are excluded from consideration.]

Nominee
Reasons for the nomination

George McGee Service Award

In recognition of a member or members who has (have) contributed significantly to the smooth running of the Club over several years. [Members of the Executive are excluded from consideration.]

Nominee
Reasons for the nomination

Anne Hanes Natural History Award

In recognition of a member who, through independent study or investigation, has made a worthwhile contribution to our knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the natural history of the Ottawa Valley. [The award is designed to recognize work that is done by amateur naturalists.]

Nominee
Reasons for the nomination

Education Award

For members, non-members or organizations, in recognition for outstanding achievements in the field of natural history education in the Ottawa Region. Potential recipients would include museum personnel (both professional and volunteer), biology teachers, talented and dedicated field trip leaders, authors popularizing local natural history, and other educators of children or adults.

Nominee
Reasons for the nomination

Conservation Award - Member

In recognition of an outstanding contribution by a member (or group of members) in the cause of natural history conservation in the Ottawa Valley, with particular emphasis on activities within the Ottawa District (the area within 50 km of the Peace Tower).

Nominee
Reasons for the nomination

Conservation Award - Non-member

In recognition of an outstanding contribution by a non-member (or group of non-members) in the cause of natural history conservation in the Ottawa Valley, with particular emphasis on activities within the Ottawa District (the area within 50 km of the Peace Tower).

Nominee
Reasons for the nomination

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