Nominations sought for Wildlife Conservation Award

Article Published: Nov. 17, 2011 | Modified: Nov. 17, 2011

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking nominations through Jan. 30 for the seventh annual Thomas L. Quay Award.

The award recognizes individuals who make outstanding contributions to wildlife diversity in North Carolina and who are considered leaders in wildlife resources conservation.

Anyone interested in nominating someone for the award must submit a nomination form and a detailed explanation of the nominee’s contributions to wildlife conservation. The explanation is limited to two pages (8 ½ x 11-inch paper, with 1-inch margins, single spaced and 12-point font). Submissions that exceed the two-page limit will be disqualified and returned to the nominator.

Download the nomination form at Click on the “Thomas L. Quay Award” scrolling icon located at the bottom of the home page. Submit nominations by:

· Email to ( ;

· Mail to N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, Division of Wildlife Management, c/o Martha Homovec, 1722 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1722; or

· Fax to (919) 707-0067.

Nominations previously submitted for the 2011 award will be considered, as well. The Nongame Wildlife Advisory Committee will recommend nominees for consideration by the Wildlife Commissioners at its May meeting. The winner will be announced at the commissioners’ meeting in July.

For more information on the nomination process, contact Martha Homovec at (919) 707-0063. To learn more, visit

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