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​Wanted: Watershed Do-gooders

Reward: Conservation Award

NEWMARKET, ON – May 20, 2015 – Do you know a person or a group making a positive impact on the Lake Simcoe watershed? If you do, show your appreciation for their accomplishments and hard work by nominating them for a 2015 Conservation Award.

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) is accepting nominations for its annual Conservation Awards celebration being held on October 15, 2015 at Madsen's Garden & Greenhouse in Newmarket. These awards provide the opportunity for LSRCA, our partners and watershed residents to celebrate and recognize the commitment, energy and enthusiasm of these local heroes.

Eligible nominations are based on conservation projects completed anywhere within the Lake Simcoe watershed between August 2014 to July 2015.

Home to more than 400,000 residents, the Lake Simcoe watershed crosses 20 municipal borders, from the Oak Ridges Moraine in the south to the Oro Moraine in the north, through York and Durham regions, Simcoe County and the cities of Kawartha Lakes, Barrie and Orillia.

How to nominate an individual or group:

1. Download and fill out the nomination form at www.LSRCA.on.ca.

2. Submit your nomination to Natasha O'Dell at n.odell@LSRCA.on.ca,  deliver it in person or mail to LSRCA   Administrative Office, 120 Bayview Parkway, Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 4X1.

3. Nomination(s) deadline is Friday, August 14, 2015.

Don't delay, nominate someone today! Not only will it show how much the individual's or group's efforts are appreciated, it will also help raise your community's profile and encourage others to join in the collective efforts to protect and restore Lake Simcoe.

For a list of award categories and more information about the 2015 Conservation Awards visit www.LSRCA.on.ca.

It is the mission of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority to work with our community to protect and restore the Lake Simcoe watershed by leading research, policy and action.

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Media Contact:
Sue Jagminas
Corporate Communications
Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority
Phone: 905-895-1281, ext. 264
Toll Free: 1-800-465-0437
Email:s.jagminas@LSRCA.on.ca

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