Outdoor Lifetime Achievement Award nominations accepted

Jul 11, 2019

Augusta — The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is accepting nominations for the 2019 Annual Lifetime Outdoor Achievement Award.

The award honors individuals who are dedicated to the stewardship and wise use of natural resources, and who have been or are active in Maine's outdoor traditions. To be eligible, nominees must have hunted, trapped and fished in Maine for a combined total of 40 years. Ideal candidates would also be active in mentoring, teaching, or instructing outdoor activities. The winners, who will be selected by a committee of individuals from the Department, will be honored at the annual Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine annual banquet in Augusta in September.

Nominations should include the nominee’s name, address, phone number, photograph, their experience in the Maine outdoors and a few paragraphs about the individual and why he or she is a deserving candidate.  Nominations are due by 5 p.m., Aug. 9 and can be sent by email to Emily MacCabe at Emily.MacCabe@maine.gov or by mail to 284 State St, SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333. Nomination forms can be downloaded at mefishwildlife.com.

 

 

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