Edward Ngai, Lauren Wright and Madeleine Barois are the recipients of this year’s Gordon Smith Environmental Youth Award.
The Gordon Smith Youth Environmental Stewardship Award was created to honour Gordon Smith, a champion for the environment who loved involving children and youth in his projects. The award encourages and inspires young people to pursue environmental activities and studies.
Nominations for the 2012 Award may be submitted by February 14, 2012 to Metro Vancouver Parks Attn: Denise Coutts
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The Gordon Smith Youth Environmental Stewardship Award will help youth in furthering their environmental - conservation - stewardship education. The Pacific Parklands Foundation will oversee and administer the fund that supports the annual award.
Gordon Smith, a parks planner with Metro Vancouver Parks East Area, passed away from cancer in 2001 and thus the living legacy of the Gordon Smith Youth Environmental Stewardship Award has been created.
Previous award winners include Blair Moro (2010), Annie Hsu (2009), Angie Ramey (2008), Corey Bunnell (2007) Greg von Euw (2006), Yan Zhao (2005), Merry Gong (2005 honourable mention), Naomi Bollman (2004) and Laura Super (2003).