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Nature Inspiration Awards

The Nature Inspiration Awards recognize individuals and organizations that, through their work or specific projects, encourage Canadians to take an interest in natural history, create links with nature and contribute to its preservation.

2017 Finalists

Meet the individuals, organizations and businesses whose outstanding accomplishments have earned them a place on the short list for each award category.

You may submit an application or a nomination for a third party in one of these categories:

  • Youth
  • Adult
  • Not-for-Profit Organization (Small and Medium)
  • Not-for-Profit Organization (Large)
  • Business (Small and Medium)
  • Business (Large).

Submit a nomination.

Dates to Remember

May 4, 2017
Deadline to send nominations.

September 18, 2017
Announcement of finalists.

November 8, 2017
Award ceremony at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa.

Prizes Offered to the Winners

  • One Grand Prize of $5000 to be given by the winner to the programme of his or her choice
  • National recognition through different media, including press release, advertisement in The Globe and Mail and The Walrus, social media, brochure and the Nature Inspiration Awards web pages
  • An invitation for two to the award ceremony at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa on November 8, 2017
  • The reimbursement of the travel and accommodation expenses of the winner who will attend the award ceremony; for the Youth Award only: the reimbursement of the travel and accommodation expenses for one or two people to accompany the winner.

Prizes Offered to the Finalists

  • National recognition through different media, including press release, advertisement in The Globe and Mail and The Walrus, social media, brochure and the Nature Inspiration Awards website
  • An invitation for two to the award ceremony at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa on November 8, 2017.

Information

FAQs

awards@mus-nature.ca
613.566.4725

Previous Finalists and Winners

Finalists 2017

Winners 2016
Finalists 2016

Winners 2015
Finalists 2015