Hillsborough County Commissioners established the Theodore Roosevelt Hillsborough Forever Conservation Award to be given annually to an individual or group who exemplifies dedication to preserving the County’s natural resources.
Nominees must live or work in Hillsborough County and “be someone who shows persistence and dedication to long-term conservation of the County’s natural resources, demonstrates integrity in performance toward conservation goals, and displays attributes of true conservation stewardship,’’ according to the award criteria.
Nominations had to be made by 5 p.m. on Feb. 10, 2017.
- The Jan K. Platt ELAPP Sub-committee meets to send its selection recommendation to the general committee
- The General Committee will send a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners for approval
- The Board will make the final selection and hold an awards ceremony in April to coincide with National Arbor Day
The sub-committee met on March 23, 2017.
For more information email Yakita Gilyard or call her at (813) 635-3547.