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2010 Environment Awards open for nominations

The Swan River Trust is encouraging individuals, groups and organisations protecting Western Australia’s waterways to nominate in the 2010 Western Australian Environment Awards.
The Trust will this year sponsor the Rivers, Estuaries and Wetlands category. This award acknowledges outstanding achievement in the protection, restoration and sustainable use or enhancement of rivers, estuaries and wetlands.

The Western Australian Environment Awards are open to individuals, community groups, corporate, business and state and local government organisations.

The awards are coordinated by the Department of Environment and Conservation and sponsored by the Swan River Trust, Packaging Stewardship Forum, Edith Cowan University, Waste Authority, Publishers National Environment Bureau, Royalties for Regions, Western Power, Whiteman Park and Sustainable Energy Development Office.

The 2010 awards are now open and close in late July.

More information is available on the Department of Environment and Conservation website at www.dec.wa.gov.au/content/category/16/530/1436/.