The Canadian Museum of Nature, Canada’s national museum of natural history and natural sciences, is pleased to announce the 26 finalists for the 2017 Nature Inspiration Awards. These honours recognize individuals, groups and organizations whose leadership and innovation connect Canadians with the natural world.
“Now in its fourth year, these awards celebrate the many ways and reasons that people and organizations seek a healthy engagement with the natural world. This year’s finalists provide inspiring examples of what it means to connect with nature, promote its value and find solutions to living sustainably with it,” says Meg Beckel, President and CEO of the Canadian Museum of Nature and Chair/ex-officio member of the selection jury. ““All should be proud of what they do, and we are grateful for the opportunity to recognize their achievements with the Nature Inspiration Awards.”
The Nature Inspiration Awards are produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature. Full details at nature.ca/awards.
About the Canadian Museum of Nature
The Canadian Museum of Nature is Canada’s national museum of natural history and natural sciences. The museum provides evidence-based insights, inspiring experiences and meaningful engagement with nature’s past, present and future. It achieves this through scientific research, a 10.5 million specimen collection, education programs, signature and travelling exhibitions, and a dynamic web site, nature.ca.