Nominations Open for the 2019 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 in 2019 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 41st year and will be presented at a dinner at Michelangelo Banquet Centre on Wednesday, June 10th, 2020.

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

Click here to complete the 2019 Nomination Form

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