Congratulations to the award winners at the 12th PCESC!
The Prairie Conservation Awards winners were:
Alberta – Joel Nicholson
Saskatchewan – Tom Harrison
Manitoba – Gervin Stock Farms Ltd.
The Young Professional Stewardship Grants were awarded to:
Alberta – Sejer Meyhoff – Validation of stable isotope analysis for determining dietary proportions and trophic dynamics in plains sharp-tailed grouse
Saskatchewan – Emily Putz – Stewards of Saskatchewan: Habitat Conservation on a Working Landscape
Manitoba – Lynnea Parker – Defining Landowner Values towards Grasslands and Wildlife Conservation
The Prairie Conservation Awards are granted to a deserving recipient from each of the three Prairie Provinces once every three years, in recognition of significant long-term contributions to native habitat or species at risk conservation. More information about the Prairie Conservation Awards can be found here. All nominations must be received by November 30, 2018
The Young Professional Stewardship Grant promotes future work to achieve success with prairie conservation and endangered species management. The Young Professional Stewardship Grant is for professional or aspiring conservationists between the ages of 18-30 who live and/or work in Alberta, Saskatchewan, or Manitoba. Applicants from various disciplines are encouraged to apply and do not need to be enrolled in, or be a graduate of, an academic institution. More information about the Young Professional Stewardship Grant can be found here. Application and Proposal Submission Deadline: November 30, 2018.
Contribute to the Silent Auction!
Thank you to everyone who donated to the Silent Auction at the 12th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference! The funds raised at the Silent Auction will be used to support the Young Professional Stewardship Grant. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in donating an item to our silent auction!