Reminder: Nominations being accepted for 2017 GWS Awards; deadline is October 28

Imagine Excellence, the GWS Awards Program, recognizes outstanding accomplishments in fields associated with research in, administration and management of, and communication about parks, other kinds of protected areas, cultural sites, and related supporting activities.

The next round of awards will be presented during the 2017 George Wright Society Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites, April 2–7 in Norfolk, Virginia.  Nominations are being accepted through October 28, 2016. To nominate someone for an award, you must be a GWS member in good standing, but the nominee doesn't have to be.

For descriptions of the awards, and a link to the nomination form, go to: