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.
You may submit an application or a nomination for a third party in one of these categories:
- Not-for-Profit Organization (Small and Medium)
- Not-for-Profit Organization (Large)
- Business (Small and Medium)
- Business (Large).
Meet the individuals, organizations and businesses whose outstanding accomplishments are honoured by the Nature Inspiration Awards.
Dates to Remember
May 7, 2018
Deadline to send nominations.
September 20, 2018
Announcement of finalists.
November 7, 2018
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 7, 2018
- 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 7, 2018.
Shelley Ambrose, Executive Director/Co-Publisher, The Walrus
Caitlyn Baikie, Arctic Youth and Programs Partnership Manager, Students on Ice
Carolynn Beaty, Director of Granting, The Sitka Foundation
Linda Coady, Chief Sustainability Officer, Enbridge
Jack Cockwell, Chairman/CEO, Partners Limited
Philip Crawley, Publisher, The Globe and Mail
John Geiger, CEO, Royal Canadian Geographic Society
Geoff Green, Founder and Executive Director, Students on Ice
Lisa McLaughlin, Vice-president, conservation policy and planning, Nature Conservancy of Canada
Arnold Witzig, Co-Founder, Arctic Inspiration Prize
Meg Beckel, ex officio, President and CEO, Canadian Museum of Nature