KCP Conservation Leadership Award

The annual KCP Conservation Leadership Award recognizes individuals who are proven leaders and contribute to the field of conservation in the Kootenays. Nominees must be affiliated with a KCP partner organization (click here for our partner list) and they must show a demonstrated commitment toward the KCP vision. Award recipients are formally recognized at the annual KCP Fall Gathering.

There are two categories for the award:

  • West Kootenay
  • East Kootenay

Nominations for the 2019 Award will open in August.

Past Recipients

2018 Award Recipients: Gerry Wilkie and Rob Frew

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2017 Award Recipients: Rob Neil and Irene Manley

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2016 Award Recipients: Heather Leschied and Grant Trower

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2015 Award Recipient: Andy Shadrack

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2014 Award Recipients: Nancy Newhouse and Jennifer Yeow

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2013 Award Recipients: Hillary Page and Wayne McCrory

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2012 Award Recipients:  John Krebs and Emily Nilsen