Wildlife Resources Commission Seeks Conservation Award Nominations
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 17, 2006) ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œ The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is accepting nominations for the first Thomas L. Quay Wildlife Diversity Award.
The newly created award will recognize an individual for outstanding contributions to wildlife diversity conservation in North Carolina. Presentation of the award will take place during the July meeting of the Wildlife Resources Commission.
The award is named for a retired professor of zoology at N.C. State University. Dr. Quay, besides being an internationally respected ornithologist, influenced several generations of budding wildlife biologists through his classroom and field instruction.
The CommissionÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s Nongame Committee will select a winner from nominations received by the May 1 deadline. The award consists of a walnut plaque engraved with the winnerÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s name and contribution to wildlife diversity conservation in the state.
Nomination forms are available inWord or PDF format or by calling (919) 707-0050.
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