Lake Superior Binational Program*
Nominations for its Fourth Annual
Environmental Stewardship Awards Program
Extraordinary Achievements by Ordinary People”
Lake Superior is one of the world’s biggest and most
unusual lakes and therefore deserves special attention and protection. Do you
know of someone whose efforts to protect or restore the Lake Superior
basin’s natural environment are truly superior? If so, help make others
in the basin aware of their contributions by nominating them for this
binational awards program!
The nomination period for the awards is now open. Deadline for completed
applications is Friday, April
13, 2007. Applications may be made by the
nominee (self-nominated) or by making a nomination on another’s behalf.
Members of the Lake Superior Binational Program* review each nomination and
select a winner in each category from each country. Judges may also make
Honorary Mention awards to suitable nominations.
Winners will be notified in June. Each winner will receive a commemorative
award made by a regional artist and a framed certificate at an awards ceremony
in July. Award winners will also be honored at an event at
the State of Lake Superior Conference in Duluth, MN, in October 2007. Honorary Mention winners will receive a framed
certificate and be mentioned in press releases.
A full nomination packet is available at the Lake Superior Binational
Forum’s* website at http://www.superiorforum.info.
Click on Current Projects. The nomination application is below.
For more information in the US, contact the US Forum Coordinator at (715) 682-1489; or firstname.lastname@example.org. In Canada, contact the Canadian Forum Coordinator at (807) 343-8811; or email@example.com
Superior Day is July 15, 2007 (held annually on the third Sunday in July)
*The Lake Superior Binational
Program represents a partnership of federal, state, provincial, and First
Nations/tribal governments working together with citizens to ensure the
protection of the Lake Superior basin ecosystem. The Lake Superior Binational
Forum is a citizen stakeholder group of Americans and Canadians who work
together to provide input to governments about these efforts and to educate
basin residents about ways to protect and restore the lake basin’s
The Forum is funded in the US by the US Environmental Protection
Agency/Great Lakes National Program Office and in Canada by Environment Canada.
The US Coordinator is located at the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute at Northland College in Ashland, WI; the Canadian Coordinator is at Lakehead University In Thunder
Lake Superior Binational Forum
Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute on the Northland College campus
1411 Ellis Ave.
Ashland WI 54806
"Water is life, and the quality of
water determines the quality of life."
--Lake Superior Binational Program vision
Superior Day is
Sunday, July 15, 2007!