Nominations called for 2016 plant conservation awards

The prestigious New Zealand Plant Conservation Network Awards are now in their eighth year. We are now calling for nominations for the 2016 awards. The purpose of these awards is to acknowledge outstanding contributions to native plant conservation.  

The award categories are:

  • Individual involved in plant conservation
  • Plant nursery involved in plant conservation
  • School plant conservation project
  • Community plant conservation project
  • Local authority protecting native plant life
  • Young Plant Conservationist of the Year (under 18 years at 30 June 2016)

The nomination form is available from the Network website here:

We look forward to your nominations; you can make multiple nominations under different categories. Anyone is eligible to make nominations, not just Network members.  The awards will be presented at the Network Annual General Meeting to be held in Wellington on  Tuesday 11 October 2016.  Nominations close on Sunday 18 September 2016.

Read about past winners on the Network's Award pages

Network awards