MAARS receives the 2011 Marshall Award for Aboriginal Environmental Leadership

Source: Netawek Ikjikum Vol. 6 – Issue 4 March 2011

March 4, 2011: The Maritime Aboriginal Aquatic Resources Secretariate received the 2011 Nova Scotia Environmental Network Marshall Award for Aboriginal Environmental Leadership.

Also of note, the Nickerson Lifetime Achievement Award went to Stephen Hawboldt.  The NSEN Eco-Heroes group of the year was presented to No Farms No Food.  The NSEN Eco- Hero Environmentalist of the Year was presented to Michael Ciarrocco who is a Co-Chair of NSCC-Annapolis Valley Campus Environmental Committee.  The Cole Award in Excellence for Environment and Health was presented to Donna Smyth and Gillian Thomas of the Citizen Action to Protect the Environment (CAPE).

Youth Environmental Leadership award was presented to James Hutt of the Sierra Club.   The Award for Environmental Political Will was given to the Town of Wolfville and the Langille Honour in the Woods Award was presented to Wade Prest.

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