AAS Award Nominations

Adopt-A-Stream Volunteer, Watershed, and Trainer Award Nominations

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The goal of the Adopt-A-Stream Awards is to celebrate the accomplishments of our outstanding volunteers and trainers.

For more details about the award selection process, view Award Selection Information.

 

  • Volunteer Awards

    The Volunteer Awards celebrate the accomplishments of Adopt-A-Stream volunteers. You may nominate yourself or someone else for a volunteer award. Nominations should include a short narrative describing why the individual(s) and/or group deserve(s) the award, how they furthered Adopt-A-Stream’s five main goals, and how they excelled in the protection of Georgia's waterways. Narratives for volunteer awards should be a minimum of 250 words. Supporting materials such as photographs are encouraged.

    Award Types:

    • Volunteer of the Year
    • Extraordinary Watershed Monitoring Effort
    • Red Flag Award
    • Outstanding Outreach and Partnership
    • Innovation in Adopt-A-Stream
    • Excellence in Data Collection
    • Nymph Award
    • Excellence in Education
    • Beyond Borders

    Download this pdf file.View Volunteer Award Descriptions

    Volunteer Award Nomination Instructions:

    1. Enter all nomination information into the Google Form and click Submit!
    2. Email any supporting documents such as photos, flyers, news articles, etc to AAS@dnr.ga.gov.

    If you are having trouble making a nomination, please email us at AAS@dnr.ga.gov.

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  • Watershed Award

    The Watershed Award recognizes local public utilities, government agencies, regional commissions, non-profits, and watershed organizations that have exceeded standards in implementing the five Adopt-A-Stream goals.

    All nominees must complete a narrative describing how their program has met the five goals of Georgia Adopt-A-Stream. Submitted narratives must be no more than 3 pages in length. All answers should reflect the last calendar year. Please include any supporting documentation (promotional materials, photographs, training materials, newspaper clippings, etc.) attached to your application.

    Winners cannot be awarded consecutive years.

    Download this pdf file.Watershed Award Application

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  • Trainer of the Year

    The Trainer of the Year Award recognizes the accomplishments of trainers with more than three years of experience with Adopt-A-Stream. You may nominate yourself or someone else for the Trainer of the Year Award. Nominations should include a short narrative describing why the individual(s) and/or group deserve(s) the award, how they furthered Adopt-A-Stream’s five main goals, and how they excelled in the protection of Georgia's waterways. Narratives for the trainer award should be a minimum of 250 words. Supporting materials such as photographs are encouraged.

    Download this pdf file.Trainer of the Year Application

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  • New Trainer of the Year

    The New Trainer of the Year Award recognizes the accomplishments of trainers with 0-3 years of experience with Adopt-A-Stream. You may nominate yourself or someone else for the New Trainer of the Year Award. Nominations should include a short narrative describing why the individual(s) and/or group deserve(s) the award, how they furthered Adopt-A-Stream’s five main goals, and how they excelled in the protection of Georgia's waterways. Narratives for the new trainer award should be a minimum of 250 words. Supporting materials such as photographs are encouraged.

    Download this pdf file.New Trainer of the Year Application

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