Photo taken by Peter Pomykacz on the Oak Ridges Moraine
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Moraine hero awards
The 2012 Moraine Hero Award recipients have been announced. Click here to find out the winners! We will be honouring our latest Moraine Heroes at a ceremony on June 2nd. Click here for more details.
The Moraine Hero Awards are given to recognize and celebrate
people who help make the Oak Ridges Moraine a better place. Five awards are
given to an individual, organization or agency that has contributed significantly
to improving the ecology and hydrology of the moraine and the social well-being
of people who live and work on or downstream of the Oak Ridges Moraine.
Awards are presented in the following categories:
Community Champion - a volunteer who has made outstanding contributions to improving the quality of land, water, and living on the Oak Ridges Moraine
Landowner Champion - a landowner who has made outstanding contributions to improving the quality of land and water on their moraine property
Municipal Leadership - a municipality (e.g. department, staff member or elected representative) who has demonstrated outsanding leadership in protecting and preserving the Oak Ridges Moraine
Collaborative Efforts - a group of individuals or agencies that have demonstrated outstanding collaborative efforts to protect and preserve the Oak Ridges Moraine
Proactive Approaches - individuals and agencies that have demonstrated proactive approaches to moraine policy (i.e. water, land use, infrastructure etc.)
After eight years of working together on the landscape, EcoSpark and STORM Coalition will not
be continuing with the Monitoring the Moraine Program. To read more click here.