Nominations Being Sought for Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame
Deadline for entries is August 21; nomination forms are available online.
COLUMBUS, OH – -(AmmoLand.com)- Nominations are now being accepted for the Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
For the past 43 years, the Hall of Fame has been the state's top honor for individuals who have improved the quality of life in Ohio through natural resources management, environmental education or scientific achievement.
Selection criteria and a nomination form are available on the Internet at www.ohiodnr.com or by calling 614-265-6842. Nomination forms must be returned no later than August 21 to ODNR Communications, 2045 Morse Road, Building D-3, Columbus, OH 43229.
Created by ODNR in 1966, the Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame has proudly honored 145 individuals to date, including John Chapman (Johnny Appleseed), explorer John Wesley Powell, conservationist/novelist Louis Bromfield, pioneering botanist Lucy Braun and farming conservation advocate Bob Evans.
Successful nominators of this year's Hall of Fame selections will be notified by October 30. Award presentations will be made on December 10 in the Assembly Center at ODNR's Fountain Square complex.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources ensures a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all. Visit the ODNR web site at www.ohiodnr.com.