Nominations Are Now Open for the 2011 EcoStar Awards

Mar 01, 2011

Victoria, BC - The Capital Regional District Board Chair Geoff Young invites nominations for the 2011 EcoStar Awards. The CRD’s EcoStar Community Environmental Awards recognize outstanding achievements and contributions by local businesses, groups and individuals working to enhance our environment. Nominations can be completed online until Thursday, April 7, 2011 at midnight. For those without internet access, a paper nomination form is available at 625 Fisgard Street, Victoria.

Every environmental leader deserves the opportunity to highlight and demonstrate their contributions toward making the Capital Region a more vibrant community. The CRD has designed its award categories to reflect the diverse and innovative projects underway across the region, helping the best environmental stewards to shine.

Residents and business owners of the Capital Region may nominate organizations, companies, schools or individuals in one of the following seven categories:

  1. Community Environmental Leader
  2. Youth Leader
  3. Water Stewardship
  4. Waste Reduction
  5. Climate Action
  6. Land Stewardship
  7. Integrated Watershed Management

The 2011 EcoStar Awards are proudly supported by 103.1 Jack FM, ‘A’ Vancouver Island, BC Transit, Black Press, Capital Regional District, City of Victoria, Feys and Hobbs Catered Arts, Geoff Grime Photography, Gerry Reimer Productions, Golder Associates, Ocean 98.5, reFuse Resource Recovery, Sharps Audiovisual and The Fairmont Empress.

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For further information on the award categories please visit here.

For award or sponsorship details, please contact:
Jennifer Elliott, Communications Coordinator
Office: 250.360.3228

For further information please contact:
Andy Orr, Senior Manager Corporate Communications, CRD
Office: 250.360.3229
Cell: 250.216.5492