Nominations Open for the 2018 Hamilton Environmentalists of the Year Awards *Celebrating 40 Years*

Hamilton’s Environmentalists’ of the Year Award Committee is looking for individuals, groups and businesses who have taken an active role in environmental activity and leadership in Hamilton in 2018 and earlier.

Sponsored by the Conserver Society of Hamilton and District, Hamilton Naturalists’ Club, Hamilton Conservation Authority, Bay Area Restoration Council, Environment Hamilton, United Nations Association in Canada -Hamilton Branch, Friends of Red Hill Valley, Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club and Royal Botanical Gardens, the awards are in their 40th year and will be presented at a dinner at Michelangelo Banquet Centre on Wednesday, June 12th, 2019.

Nominations are being accepted for a variety of awards. The Dr. Victor Cecilioni Award is presented to an individual in recognition of outstanding contribution to environmental activity and leadership, usually over a number of years. Awards of Merit are also offered each year, to recognize excellence in environmental effort on particular projects, or over a number of years. Environment Hamilton also presents an award at the dinner; the Betty Blashill Environmental Prize recognizes a deserving volunteer who supports local environmental action.

Nominations for all awards are due by March 31 and must be accompanied by a detailed nomination package. Dinner tickets can be ordered online from a link posted on this website after May 1. The Betty Blashill Environmental Prize nomination form can be requested by emailing contactus@environmenthamilton.org.

Click here to complete the 2018 Nomination Form

For media information, contact:

Barbara McKean, (905) 527-1158 ext. 247 – bmckean@rbg.ca
John Struger, (905) 547-5116 – john.struger@sympatico.ca

2017 Hamilton Environmentalists of the Year Award Winners Announced

Hamilton’s Environmentalists of the Year Awards Committee is pleased to announce this year’s Environmentalists of the Year award recipients. Established in 1979, these awards recognize the dedicated efforts of citizens, businesses and organizations to improve the environment in our community in 2017. Two categories of awards will be presented at a community dinner in June:

The Dr. Victor Cecilioni Award for the Environmentalist of the Year recognizes long-term efforts that create a significant impact in

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Nominations Open for the 2017 Hamilton Environmentalists of the Year Awards

Hamilton’s Environmentalists of the Year Awards have been held each year since 1979, to honour individuals and groups who have made a significant contribution to the protection and/or enhancement of the environment in the City of Hamilton. Past recipients include: Dr. Victor Cecilioni, Dr. Ray Lowes, Gil Simmons, Dr. Jack Vallentyne, Don McLean, Dr. Lynda Lukasik, Ian Reid, Dr. Brian McCarry, Dr. Mark Sproule-Jones and Alison Healing. The 39th Environmentalists of the Year Awards are

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Hamilton Environmentalists of the Year Award Winners Announced

Hamilton’s Environmentalists of the Year Awards Committee is pleased to announce this year’s Environmentalists of the Year award recipients. Established in 1979, these awards recognize the dedicated efforts of citizens, businesses and organizations to improve the environment in our community in 2016. Three categories of awards will be presented at a community dinner during Environment Week in June.

The Victor Cecilioni Award for the Environmentalist of the Year recognizes long-term efforts that create a significant

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Nominations Open for the 2016 Hamilton Environmentalists of the Year Awards

Hamilton’s Environmentalists of the Year Awards have been held each year since 1979, to honour individuals and groups who have made a significant contribution to the protection and/or enhancement of the environment in the City of Hamilton. Past recipients include: Dr. Victor Cecilioni, Dr. Ray Lowes, Gil Simmons, Dr. Jack Vallentyne, Don McLean, Dr. Lynda Lukasik, Ian Reid, Dr. Brian McCarry, Dr. Mark Sproule-Jones and Alison Healing. The 38th Environmentalists of the Year Awards are

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38th Annual Environmentalists of the Year Awards Dinner

The 38th Annual Environmentalists of the Year Awards will take place on Thursday, June 8th, 2017, at the Michelangelo Banquet Centre at 1555 Upper Ottawa Street in Hamilton. Reception at 5:45 with dinner at 7:00.

For media information, or if you have additional questions, please contact:

John Struger, (905) 547-5116 | john.struger@sympatico.ca

2015 Hamilton Environmentalists of the Year Award Winners Announced

Hamilton’s Environmentalists of the Year Awards Committee is pleased to announce this year’s Environmentalists of the Year award recipients. These awards recognize the dedicated efforts of citizens, businesses and organizations to improve the environment in our community in 2015.

The Dr. Victor Cecilioni Award for the Environmentalist of the Year recognizes long-term efforts that create a significant impact in the community and there are two recipients:

A posthumous award honours the contributions of Kate Andrus,

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Nominations Open for the 2015 Hamilton Environmentalists of the Year Awards

Hamilton’s Environmentalists’ of the Year Award Committee is looking for individuals, groups and businesses who have taken an active role in environmental activity and leadership in Hamilton.

Sponsored by the Conserver Society of Hamilton and District, the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club, the Hamilton Conservation Authority, the Bay Area Restoration Council, Environment Hamilton, the United Nations Association in Canada- Hamilton Branch, Friends of Red Hill Valley, the Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club and Royal Botanical Gardens, the awards

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36th EOY Awards Dinner – Recipients and Pictures

The Hamilton Environmentalists of the Year Awards recognize the dedicated efforts of citizens, businesses and organizations to improve the environment in our community.

The Dr. Victor Cecilioni Award for the Environmentalist of the Year recognizes long-term efforts that create a significant impact in the community. This year’s recipients were Bill and Judy Wilcox, the founders and driving force behind Hamilton Victory Gardens. In 2007, Bill and Judy started a garden at a west mountain church

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2014 Hamilton Environmentalists of the Year Award Recipients Announced

To celebrate Earth Day, the Environmentalists of the Year Awards Committee is pleased to announce this year’s award recipients. These awards recognize the dedicated efforts of citizens, businesses and organizations to improve the environment in our community in 2014.

The Dr. Victor Cecilioni Award for the Environmentalist of the Year recognizes long-term efforts that create a significant impact in the community and this year’s recipients are Bill and Judy Wilcox, the driving force behind Hamilton

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