Prince of Wales Award for Sustainable Forestry
The Prince of Wales Award for Sustainable Forestry is awarded in partnership with the Canadian Institute of Forestry to recognize the achievements of an outstanding young forestry professional in Canada.
It encourages involvement in and dedication to the principles of sustainable forest management, science based land stewardship and public outreach that focus on the wise use and conservation of forests and the ecosystems they encompass.
To be eligible for the award, candidates must either be a student or recent graduate (within five years) from a Canadian forestry, natural resources or environmental science university or college program, and must have made outstanding contributions to the their school and program, and to forest professionalism in general, within their community. Eligible recipients must also be members in good standing of the Institute, thus demonstrating their personal commitment to lifelong continuing education and professional development, and their support of forest professionalism. Consideration is also given to personal activity with respect to sustainable forest management as it relates to career achievements to date, volunteerism, leadership, citizenship, academics, extra-curricular activities, and other professional accomplishments.