ABOUT CLRA | ACRSD
Linda Jones Memorial Award
The award honours Linda Jones, for significant service to the Canadian Land Reclamation Association / Association Canadienne de Réhabilitation des Sites Dégradés (CLRA/ACRSD) as secretary treasurer for over twenty years. Linda was specifically interested in promoting student participation in CLRA events and membership in CLRA.
Two awards are presented annually to students in a reclamation related program at a Canadian institution in recognition of excellence in academic studies which advance the theory, knowledge or practice of land reclamation. One award will be for a poster presentation and one for an oral presentation. Each award will be for $1000 and a one-year membership in the CLRA.
The competition for the awards is held in conjunction with the CLRA/ACRSD Annual Meeting.
Students must be in a land reclamation related program, including but not limited to agriculture, biology, botany, environmental science, environmental studies, engineering, forestry, geography, land reclamation, landscape architecture, mining, plant science, soil science at a post secondary Canadian educational institution.
Students may be in an undergraduate program, or a graduate program (MSc, PhD).
The recipients must accept the award in person at the CLRA/ACRSD Annual Meeting for the year in which the award is presented.
Each student must apply to participate in the poster and oral presentation competitions by submitting the online application form.
Students and their supervisors/instructors must complete the application form ensuring all information on the application is correct.
In fairness to all participants, applications must be complete, and be received by the application deadline.
The application must completed and submitted at least six weeks prior to the Annual General Meeting. The deadline for nominations will be posted each year on the CLRA/ACRSD website as soon as the date of the annual meeting has been set.
Selection of Award Recipients
The Linda Jones Award Committee consists of a chair and a minimum of three judges. Adjunction score sheets are included in PDF below.
2019 Deadline: August 1, 2019
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.