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Second Call for Nominations: EUAN P. McFARLANE AWARD

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  • Potter at Island Resources
    [Before heading off for holiday preparations, think about providing a holiday gift to a deserving colleague, by taking the time to prepare a nomination for the
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      [Before heading off for holiday preparations, think about providing a
      holiday gift to a deserving colleague, by taking the time to prepare
      a nomination for the 2006 Euan P. Mcfarlane Environmental Leadership
      Award for Outstanding Environmental Leadership.

      We welcome all nominations, in the framework of the award criteria
      listed below, and we would encourage re-submissions of previous
      nominations if we have not been able to accept candidates in the
      past. Mail to Judith Ann Towle <jtowle@...>.

      We hope to be able to present this year's award at the Annual General
      Meeting of the Caribbean Conservation Associatiion, now scheduled for
      1 to 4 February, 2007.]

      THE EUAN P. McFARLANE ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP AWARD
      FOR OUTSTANDING ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP IN THE INSULAR CARIBBEAN

      The Euan P. McFarlane Award was established in 1987 to provide
      recognition for persons demonstrating initiative, resourcefulness and
      leadership in promoting conservation and enhancement of the
      environment in the insular Caribbean, with priority given to the
      smaller islands of the eastern Caribbean.

      Euan P. McFarlane, after whom this award was named, was until his
      death in 1983 actively involved in environmental causes in the
      Caribbean. He was a former Treasurer and Board Member of the
      Caribbean Conservation Association, a Trustee of the Island Resources
      Foundation, and a founding member of the St. Croix Landmarks Society.
      Endowment funding was provided by Mr. Laurance S. Rockefeller, and
      the program is administered by the Island Resources Foundation, an
      independent, not-for-profit NGO dedicated to improved environmental
      planning for the development of small island states.

      Nominees for the McFarlane Award should be persons who have applied
      themselves to the preservation of the natural or built environment
      and whose career or avocation demonstrates an appreciation of and
      adherence to the advancement of environmental stewardship and
      balanced development in the Caribbean.

      McFARLANE AWARD RECIPIENTS

      1988 Mr. Yves Renard, St. Lucia
      1989 Mr. Mervin Williams, St. Lucia
      1990 Mr. Ronald Charles, Dominica
      Mr. Arlington James, Dominica
      1991 Ms. Alissandra Cummins, Barbados
      1992-93 Mr. Kevel Lindsay, Antigua and Barbuda
      1994-95 Mr. Jalaludin Ahmad Khan, Trinidad and Tobago
      1996-97 Mr. Reginald Murphy, Antigua and Barbuda
      Mr. Maurice Widdowson, St. Kitts
      1998 Mr. Andrew Simpson, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
      1999 Mr. Ian Lambie, Trinidad and Tobago
      2000 Mr. David Robinson, Nevis
      2001 Mr. Charles Chavoudiga, Guadeloupe
      2002 Jacqueline and Larry Armony, St. Kitts
      2003 Dr. Brian Cooper, Antigua
      2004 Dr. Joth Singh, Barbados
      2005 Ms. Diana McCaulay, Jamaica

      WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

      Any resident of a Caribbean island is eligible for nomination,
      although priority consideration will be given to residents of the
      smaller eastern Caribbean islands. Nominations may be made by an
      interested individual or organization familiar with the nominee.
      Self-nominations will not be accepted.

      CASH AWARD

      Each selected McFarlane Award recipient will receive a US$1,000 cash
      award (there are no restrictions on the use of the award). The
      McFarlane Award, including presentation of the cash gift, is
      announced each year at the Annual General Meeting of the Caribbean
      Conservation Association.

      NOMINATIONS

      Nominations should consist of a letter application from the
      nominator, not to exceed three single-spaced typed pages, stating the
      background, accomplishments, and merits of the person nominated. The
      nominator must supply the names, addresses, telephone numbers and
      email addresses of at least 3 other persons familiar with the
      nominee's work and accomplishments, who could be contacted for
      additional information. Attachments which support the nomination
      (e.g., press clippings, testimonials, copies of publications, letters
      of endorsement, etc.) may accompany the letter but are not required.

      AWARD CRITERIA

      Nominations will be reviewed by an impartial committee of individuals
      familiar with the region, and the award will be based on an
      assessment of how well the nominee meets some or all of the following:

      o Nominee's role in increasing public awareness about
      conservation issues.

      o Nominee's achievements in helping to formulate public policy
      that balances economic development objectives with sustainable
      development goals.

      o Nominee's accomplishments in strengthening public or private
      sector institutions and organizations concerned with conservation,
      preservation, or resource management issues.

      o Nominee's role in developing, promoting, or assisting
      programs or policies which conserve or protect key elements of the
      natural or built environment in the Caribbean.

      o Nominee's potential for future environmental leadership in
      the insular Caribbean.


      Send Nominations To:
      Euan P. McFarlane Environmental Leadership Award
      ATTENTION: JUDITH ANN TOWLE
      Island Resources Foundation
      1718 P Street Northwest, #T-4
      Washington, DC 20036
      Fax: 202.232.0748 -- Email: jtowle@...

      Nominations must be postmarked by,
      or emailed or faxed no later than December 31, 2006.





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