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NYWEA Award: 1. Public Education Award

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Application Deadline: October 1

Description:

The Public Education Award recognizes Association Members for significant accomplishments in prompting awareness and understanding of water environment issues among the members and general public through the development and implementation of public education programs. The award consists of a plaque inscribed with the recipient's name. Categories: There are two categories of awards: Individual and Organizations. 1. Individual—Recognizes an individual Association Member who has made a significant contribution to the public education effort, promoting awareness and understanding of water environment issues through the development and implementation of public education programs. 2. Organizations—Recognizes organizations, firms, group of individuals, events, campaigns, or other persons or efforts that make a significant contribution to the public education effort.

Criteria:

The criterion is the same for both categories: 1. Must be a current member of the New York Water Environment Association. 2. Documented achievements of public education activities in the water environment field. 3. Identification and description of exceptional efforts to educate the public on water environment issues. 4. The activity or effort must have been implemented within the two years immediately prior to nomination. Specific programs are eligible for nomination only once.