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Please Promote: 2017 SWCS Ontario A.D. Latornell Award of Merit for Students

Do you know of an aspiring student in conservation? Would they benefit from the assistance and networking opportunity provided by the Arthur D. Latornell Award of Merit?

The application form SWCS_Student_Application_2017.docx is now available for the 2017 A.D. Latornell Award of Merit presented annually by the Ontario Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) (http://swcs-canada.org/) . The A.D. Latornell Award of Merit Program recognizes and celebrates Art's commitment and service to SWCS and Ontario. Art was involved in virtually every aspect of resources conservation during his lifetime and was a role model for many beginning a career in conservation.

Students enrolled in college, Bachelor's or Master's programs in natural resources sciences and management are eligible. Ph.D. students are not eligible. There have been award winners from a wide range of disciplines in the past. Consider promoting to worthy students you have hired in the past.

Due date to receive applications is September 25, 2017.

The award winner is announced at the Latornell Conservation Symposium in Alliston, Tuesday November 21, 2017​​. Award winners are provided registration to attend that day to receive their award, as well as $600 and a year's membership in SWCS.

Any questions about the application or award can be directed towards Award Committee Chair, Pamela Joosse at pamjoosse@gmail.com

Please help promote the award to make sure those worthy of Art's legacy are considered.

Sincerely,
Pamela Joosse
Award Committee Chair