RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 16, 2010) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking nominations through Jan. 30 for the sixth annual Thomas L. Quay Award.
The award, the Commission’s most prestigious, recognizes individuals who make outstanding contributions to wildlife diversity in North Carolina and who are considered leaders in wildlife resources conservation.
Anyone interested in nominating someone for the award must submit a nomination form and a detailed explanation of the nominee’s contributions to wildlife conservation. The explanation is limited to two pages (8 ½ x 11-inch paper, with 1-inch margins, single spaced and 12-point font.) Submissions that exceed the 2-page limit will be disqualified and returned to the nominator.
Download the nomination form and submit nominations by:
Nominations previously submitted for the 2010 award will be considered as well.
The Nongame Wildlife Advisory Committee will recommend nominees for consideration by the Wildlife Commissioners at their May meeting. The winner will be announced at the Commissioners’ meeting in July.
The selected recipient of the 2011 award will join five respected leaders in the wildlife conservation field:
For more information on the nomination process, contact Martha Homovec at (919) 707-0063.