Sponsored by the Sonoma County Conservation Council (SCCC).

Since 1975, the Sonoma County Conservation Council has honored local environmentalists through its awards program. SCCC is now seeking nominations for the Ernestine I. Smith "Environmentalist of the Year 2023" award.
Nominations will close September 28, 2023 at midnight.
Nominations are open to the general public.
Nominations must be for individuals whose environmental work has been focused within Sonoma County.
Before nominating, please scroll down through the list of previous awardees at https://envirocentersoco.org/awards/ so that you don't nominate someone who has already received an award.
If you are having trouble using this online form, you are welcome to submit nominations by email or mail to SCCC (contact below). Please fill in every box, especially your detailed reason for making the nomination, and submit all nominations by the deadline.
You must provide accurate contact information for yourself and your nominee(s). This information will not be used for any other purpose. The Awards Committee reserves the right to reject incomplete nominations.
You may make two nominations; use additional forms as necessary. Self-nominations are not allowed; you may ask someone familiar with your work to nominate you or your program.
Once your nomination has been accepted, you must:
** Brief the nominee(s)
** Inform them that the award will be presented online at the Environmental Awards Webinar on December 6, 2023 and celebrated in person at the Holiday Networking Party to be held by SCCC and Sierra Club Sonoma Group on December 8, 2023.  More information to follow.

Comments and suggestions are welcome in the reply box for Question #4.

Thank you,
SCCC Awards Committee
Suzanne Doyle

Sonoma County Conservation Council
P.O. Box 4346
Santa Rosa CA 95402

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* 1. Your name, any groups that you work with, and your contact information:

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Initiated in 1975, this award is granted to persons who are recognized by SCCC as having made a substantial contribution to improving the environment of Sonoma County. This includes individuals who have worked especially hard on an important issue over the last year, those who have devoted a major part of their lives working to protect the environment, or up and coming younger activists who are stepping up to help restore the natural world.

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* 3. Reason for your ENVIRONMENTALIST OF THE YEAR nomination. Please be specific and detailed about what your nominee has accomplished - we cannot consider nominees without this information.

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* 4. Your comments and questions are welcome. Thanks for participating in SCCC's awards program.