LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Livingston County is now accepting nominations for the annual Earth Day Award.
According to a press release from Livingston County, the award will recognize individuals, businesses, agencies, or organizations for outstanding achievements in preserving or improving the Livingston County environment or educating others about Livingston County’s environment.
Geneseo teacher Randy French was the 2017 awardee for his ‘rigorous and engaging curriculum,’ his obtaining access to school equipment like SmartBoards, computer mapping software and curriculum sharing and his active work as a mentor to many over his more than 35 years in science and environmental education.
Nominees’ achievements may have occurred during the previous year or may involve on-going efforts spanning a number of years. Nominees are not required to reside in Livingston County, but the actions and achievements on which the nomination is based must have occurred partially or wholly in Livingston County.
2018 marks the 48th Anniversary of Earth Day and the 20th anniversary of Livingston County’s award. Both the public and private sector may submit nominations.
Anyone wishing to submit a nomination should contact the Livingston County Planning Department at (585) 243-7550 or (585) 335-1734 to obtain a nomination form. Written requests for nomination forms can be directed to the Livingston County Planning Department, 6 Court Street at Room 305, Geneseo, NY 14454.
Nomination forms will be available at local town and village offices, or on the Planning Department website at: www.livingstoncounty.us/emc. Fax (585-243-7566) and email submissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.