Know a person, partnership or organization leading the way on conservation? Nominate them for one of the Intermountain West Join Venture’s (IWJV) Conservation Leadership Awards!
The IWJV recognizes conservation leaders across the Intermountain West with two types of awards: the John E. Nagel Award, presented to an individual who exemplifies the spirit of the IWJV and efforts to conserve bird habitat through building public and private partnerships; and Conservation Partner Awards, which recognize landowners, science efforts, partnerships and policymakers for their contributions to natural resource conservation. The deadline for nominations is June 30, 2017. Read more about the call for nominations and award categories.
The mission of the IWJV is to conserve priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. Established in 1994, it is the largest of the U.S. Habitat Joint Ventures and operates across all or parts of 11 western states, including California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico and Airzona. The partnership is comprised of federal agencies, state fish and wildlife agencies, non-governmental organizations, tribes, univiersities, private landowners and other stakeholder groups. Learn more about the IWJV on their website.