The Delaware Department of Natural Resources has extended the deadline to nominate someone for the Young Environmentalist Awards.
Teachers, advisors, classmates, youth group leaders and friends are welcome to submit the name of a Delaware student involved with a program that benefits the environment. One winner will be chosen from each of three grade levels: 1-4, 5-8 and 9-12. The honor includes a $100 savings bond.
According to DNREC, “past honorees have included students who have organized tree plantings, a household hazardous waste community collection day and school recycling programs; students who volunteered their time with the Delaware Nature Society, DNREC’s Piping Plover Monitoring Program, the DuPont Nature Center, the Hooked on Fishing – Not on Drugs program, and the Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation Institute, among other organizations; and a prolific poster artist, who worked to raise public awareness on a variety of environmental issues.”
CLICK HERE to find out how to nominate someone. The deadline is June 15th