Commission Seeking Small Game Award Nominations

  • 20 July 2010
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RALEIGH, N.C. (July 21, 2010) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has extended the deadline for nominations for its annual Diedrick Small Game award.

Nominations for this year’s award are due August 31.

The awards are given to an individual and an organization whose actions significantly and positively impact North Carolina’s small game populations, including Northern bobwhite, ruffed grouse, squirrel, and rabbit.

Winners receive a plaque and formal recognition at the October Commission meeting and appreciation for their efforts on behalf of North Carolina small game wildlife species.

In the individual category, past award winners were landowners who improved and integrated small game habitat into their forestry or farming operations. In the organization category, past award winners included corporations, government agencies, and non-government organizations whose actions improved small game habitat. Past organizational winners included Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge, The Ruffed Grouse Society, and Murphy Brown, LLC.

The following information is required for each nomination:

  • The name of the individual or organization being nominated, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
  • The name of the individual making the nomination, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
  • A written explanation describing why the nominee should receive the award. Please limit the nomination explanation to no more than two, double-spaced pages.

Submit nominations by e-mail to or mail to:
N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission,
Division of Wildlife Management, c/o Martha Homovec
1722 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1722

Media Contact:
David Sawyer, Surveys & Research Program Coordinator
(336) 957-4855

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