The Southern Region IPM Center is pleased to release this call for nominations for Friend of Southern IPM Awards. This award program recognizes extraordinary achievement in research, Extension and implementation of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in the Southern Region of the United States.
DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, AT 5 PM ET.
As in previous years, the winners will be honored at an event of their choosing. For most awards, winners will receive an honorarium of $2,000. Please read the Call for Nomination to review the terms of the honorarium.
There are six categories for awards:
Bright Idea (for new invention, idea or project)
IPM Educator (can be teaching position or extension)
IPM Implementer (someone who practices IPM, on-the-ground implementation)
Pulling Together (Team award)
Future Leader (someone who is in the beginning of an IPM career, or a promising student)
Lifetime Achievement (someone who has had a long career in IPM)
To nominate someone, please fill out the nomination document and write a 2-page letter explaining why the person or group should receive the award. E-mail the document and letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 PM ET on Monday, November 1, 2010.
Links to the Call for Nominations and Nomination Document, as well as a list of previous award winners, can be found at http://www.sripmc.org/friendsofipm/.
If you have any questions about whether a person or group qualifies for an award, or any other question concerning the award, please e-mail Rosemary Hallberg at email@example.com, or call at 919-513-8182.