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Deadline Nears For Chevron/Times-Mirror Conservation Awards

DEADLINE NEARS FOR CHEVRON/TIMES-MIRROR CONSERVATION AWARDS The nation's oldest, most prestigious conservation awards

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28, 1995 -- The deadline for a national contest to recognize the conservation accomplishments of individuals, professionals and organizations is Dec. 15, 1995.

The Chevron Corporation and Times Mirror Magazines continue the tradition of honoring conservation excellence by co-sponsoring the 42nd annual Chevron/Times-Mirror Conservation Awards.

Nearly 900 individuals and organizations have been honored by the program for their outstanding conservation leadership.

Fifteen individuals and organizations from across the United States who have made extraordinary efforts to preserve the environment will be honored at a banquet in Washington, D.C., in May 1996 and receive $2,000 and a bronze plaque acknowledging their efforts.

Award winners are recognized in three categories: Citizen Volunteer, Conservation Professionals and Conservation Organization or Public Agency.

While there is no official nomination form, individuals wishing to nominate a conservationist should submit a nomination letter that describes the nominee's achievements in detail, plus two letters of endorsement and a brief biographical sketch to Chevron/Times-Mirror Conservation Awards, 575 Market Street, Room 870, San Francisco, CA 94105.

Updated: November 1995