Nominees required

The RDNO environmental leadership awards and Vernon sustainability awards are now open for submissions.

Do you know of an individual, group, business or organization who is contributing to the sustainability of the North Okanagan?

The Regional District of North Okanagan environmental leadership awards and City of Vernon sustainability awards are now open for submissions.

“Categories for the RDNO environmental leadership awards include community clean-up, invasive plants control, parks and trails stewardship, sustainability, waste reduction and recycling and water stewardship,” said Karmen Morgan, RDNO waste reduction co-ordinator.

The City of Vernon sustainability award categories include building and development, sustainable business, community sustainability and youth sustainability initiatives. The nomination deadline is April 22.

Forms and detailed descriptions of each category are available at either the RDNO office or Vernon city hall office, or online at or

For more information, contact RDNO at 250-550-3700 or the City of Vernon at 250-550-3634.