Nominations Sought for 2017 Wildlife Conservation Award


The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking nominations for the Thomas L. Quay Wildlife Diversity Award, which recognizes individuals who provide leadership in the conservation of wildlife diversity in North Carolina.  

The Wildlife Commission will accept nominations through Jan. 31. Nominators must submit a completed nomination form and a detailed essay describing the nominee’s contributions to nongame wildlife conservation in North Carolina. Submissions that fail to follow length guidelines will be disqualified and returned to the nominator. 

Download the nomination form at Click on the “Thomas L. Quay Award” scrolling icon located at the bottom of the home page. Submit nominations by: 
•    E-mail to
•    Mail to N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, Division of Inland Fisheries, c/o Melinda Huebner, 1722 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1700
•    Fax to 919-707-0028

In addition to this year’s nominations, nominations submitted in 2015 and 2016 will be considered. Nominations submitted before 2015 will be considered upon request. 

Please view the NC wildlife website for further information.