Nominations open: Awards of Environmental Excellence
The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) is calling for nominations for its 20th annual Awards of Environmental Excellence. This year’s revamped awards program features eight categories to recognize industry professionals and organizations for their contributions to the erosion and sediment control community.
IECA will honor all award winners during its awards program at Environmental Connection 2011 (EC11) Feb. 20-23, 2011.
2010 Awards Categories:
Contractor of the Year Award - The Contractor of the Year Award recognizes a contractor who has achieved outstanding accomplishments through single or multiple projects, or for the development of new practices.
Educational Achievement Award – The Educational Achievement Award recognizes an outstanding training program, public program, university program of study, or tool used within the industry which demonstrates advancement in erosion and sediment control education based on experience and factual knowledge.
Environmental Achievement Award – The Environmental Achievement Award is IECA’s premier award. It recognizes an outstanding erosion and/or sediment control project, program or system that demonstrates excellence in natural resource conservation and environmental protection.
Organization of the Year Award – The Organization of the Year Award recognizes an organization that supports the erosion and sediment control industry through the successful application of an effective erosion and/or sediment control practice, program or partnership.
Professional of the Year Award – The Professional of the Year Award recognizes an IECA member who practices as an erosion and sediment control professional and has made noteworthy and recognizable contributions to the erosion and sediment control industry and IECA.
Sustained Contributor Award – The Sustained Contributor Award recognizes an IECA member who has provided distinguished service to IECA and has made outstanding contributions to improve the erosion and sediment control industry over a sustained period of time.