Contact(s): Dougal Walker, 608-267-7057 or visit the DNR site and search keyword "invasives."
February 16, 2016
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Invasive Species Council has announced the 12th annual Invader Crusader Awards for the upcoming Invasive Species Awareness Month in June. Invader Crusader Awards honor Wisconsin citizens and organizations for their significant contributions to prevent, control or eradicate invasive species that harm Wisconsin land, water and wetlands.
Nominations are now being accepted for individuals, groups or organizations for their efforts to address issues surrounding terrestrial and aquatic invasive species. The Invader Crusader Awards are open to both volunteers and professionals of any age.
To nominate, fill out the nomination form available at the Wisconsin Invasive Species Council's Invader Crusader web page [exit DNR] and email it to email@example.com. Applications are due by Friday, March 18, 2016.
The Wisconsin Invasive Species Council will review the nomination materials and select the award winners. All nominators and the winners will be notified by late April. Recipients of the awards will be recognized at a ceremony on June 9, 2016 at the Horicon Marsh Education Center in Horicon, WI. Award recipients will be announced on the Invasive Species Awareness Month website [exit DNR].