Nominate Environmental Champions for Leesburg’s Prestigious Tolbert Award

Leesburg, VA – The Leesburg Environmental Advisory Commission (EAC) has announced an open call for nominations for the esteemed 2023 Tolbert Environmental Achievement Award. This award, a hallmark of environmental stewardship in our community, seeks to honor those who have significantly contributed to the ecological well-being of Leesburg.

The award recognizes a broad spectrum of environmental efforts, ranging from innovative recycling initiatives to wildlife habitat improvement. It’s an opportunity for the town to acknowledge the vital work being done by individuals, groups, businesses, and students in areas like pollution prevention, waste reduction, and environmental education.

Nominations can be submitted through the EAC’s website at until 5 p.m. on March 5, 2024. The submission process involves providing a detailed narrative that showcases the nominee’s efforts and their impact on fostering a sustainable Leesburg. The narrative should focus on specific achievements and, where applicable, include measurable outcomes. Supplementary materials such as photographs are also welcomed to strengthen the nomination.

The recipient of the 2023 Tolbert Environmental Achievement Award will be honored at an upcoming Town Council meeting, serving as a testament to the town’s commitment to preserving and enhancing our natural environment. This award not only celebrates current achievements but also inspires future environmental stewardship within our community.