2009 Golden Paddle Award Nomination
The Illinois River Watershed Partnership Golden Paddle Award recognizes leaders in watershed stewardship
and/or natural resource conservation in the Illinois River watershed. Six awards are given annually to individuals or entities that exemplify good
stewardship in the protection, preservation, and enhancement of the watershed.
Eligibility: Individuals, farms, nonprofit organizations, local governments, schools, professionals,
businesses or others that are actively involved in education, projects, and/or programs to protect, preserve, or improve the water quality and
wildlife habitat in the Illinois River watershed.
Golden Paddle Award Categories Include: Agriculture, Business, Conservation, Construction, Government,
and Technical Resource/Education
This Nomination Is For Category: (select one from above)
Nominee Information: Name:
City, State, Zip:
Please describe why your nominee should receive an Illinois River Watershed Partnership 2009 Golden Paddle
Your Contact Information: Name:
(to contact you if we need further information) Telephone:
Save your changes and e-mail to:
firstname.lastname@example.org OR Mail form to: IRWP PO Box 8506
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Nominations must be postmarked no later than September 30, 2009 for consideration.
Awards will be presented on November 10, 2009
and all nominees will be invited to attend.
Paddle Award Winners
Agriculture: BMP's, Inc. Sheri Herron, Executive
Business: Sam's Club, Fayetteville,
Conservation: Washington County League of
Construction: University of Arkansas Community Design Center
and Benton County Habitat for Humanity
Government: City of Springdale, Tree City
Technical/Education: Katie Teague, Washington
County Extension Service