Tolbert Award Nominations Open

The Environmental Advisory Commission is seeking nominations for the 2017 Tolbert Environmental Achievement Awards.

The award recognizes students, community groups, and individuals who conduct or participate in activities that benefit the town’s environment. Examples of this include: innovative use of recycled materials; pollution prevention; waste reduction; protection of the natural environment; habitat improvement; beautification of the environment; environmental education; and monitoring the condition of the environment.

Nominations should be sent to Senior Planner Irish Grandfield at The nominations should include a narrative, limited to one page, describing the person or group nominated and why they deserve to be recognized. Specificity about their efforts and quantifiable measures of success are requested. Photos and other supplemental information may also be included.

The deadline for nominations is close of business Friday, Nov. 17. For more information, visit

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