NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR THE OHIO NATURAL RESOURCES HALL OF FAME|
COLUMBUS, OH -- Nominations are now being accepted for the Ohio
Natural Resources Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is the state's top honor
for individuals, past and present, who have made significant contributions
to Ohio's natural resources through management practices, environmental
education or scientific achievement.
Nominations will be accepted by the Ohio Department of Natural
Resources (ODNR) through June 27, 2003.
Special consideration is given to those who have taken a unique or
innovative approach to stewardship of Ohio's natural resources.
Nomination forms are available by calling 614-265-6875, through the
ODNR web site at ohiodnr.com or by writing to: Ohio Department of Natural
Resources, Hall of Fame Award, 1930 Belcher Drive, Building D-3, Columbus,
Created by ODNR in 1966, the Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame now
numbers 125 individuals, including John Chapman (Johnny Appleseed), explorer
John Wesley Powell, conservationist/novelist Louis Bromfield, pioneering
botanist Lucy Braun and farming conservation advocate Bob Evans.