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North American Bluebird Society Award Nomination

Do you know of an individual, group, or business that deserves to be recognized for their outstanding contributions to bluebird conservation? If so, we want to hear from you! Please complete this NABS award nomination form by May 1 2016. 2016 Awards will be presented during the NABS-2016 Convention July 8 - 10, hosted by the Ellis Bird Farm in Lacombe, Alberta Canada.

We would prefer to receive your nomination online, but you also have the option of mailing it us. Download the nomination form and follow the included instructions.

Your name
NABS member number
Your nominee's name
Your nominee's local newspaper name and contact information
(if known):
NABS provides conference registration and banquet tickets for award honorees and a guest; honorees provide their own transportation. However, if you know of an individual or entity that would provide travel expenses, please indicate below.
Contact me regarding travel arrangements if my nominee is selected
 Yes No
Please select the appropriate award for your nominee below, then explain why you are nominating this person or entity in a separate document. Please detail achievements or work along with the time period of the achievements. Be sure to include the information noted below (if applicable). If there are others we could contact for more information about your nominee, please note their names and contact information.

NABS Distinguished Service: Mary Janetatos Award

  • Provide details about and time period of service to NABS

Bluebird Conservation (Individual)

  • Include affiliations with bluebird groups or other bird/conservation organizations
Barbara Chambers Memorial Award (Individual)
  • Minimum of 20 years mentoring and educating folks of all ages regarding native cavity nesting bird species.
  • The work may include, but is not limited to, any combination of:
    • erecting new nestbox trails or reviving old ones with new monitors;
    • introducing new people to bluebirds and other native cavity nesting birds and helping them get started with a trail;
    • making presentations to youth and adults;
    • working with schools to present programs relating to bluebird and habitat conservation for all native cavity nesting birds;
    • acting as a liaison or support person for NABS or a local/state/provincial organization to assist with handling queries or problems folks have on their trails.
Bluebird Conservation (Group)
  • Include current president or other contact
  • Provide specific information about bluebird program
  • Include website address

Bluebird Conservation (Corporation/Business)

  • Include current president or other contact

Bluebird Research (or research of other North American avian cavity nesting species)

  • Academic affiliations (if applicable)
Upload your detailed nomination documents:
or you can type or paste your nomination details into the text area below:

You can also mail your form by May 1 2016 to:

David Cook
664 South 14th St.
San Jose, CA 95112.


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