NAPPC Pollinator Electric Power Award

This award is co-presented and sponsored by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI).

This initiative of the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) recognizes electric power companies who are leading the field in pollinator‐friendly projects. This award adds to existing NAPPC award categories, including Pollinator Advocates, Pollinator Conservation Farmer-Ranchers, Monarch Sustainers, and Pollinator Roadside Managers. Learn more about other award categories here.

The Award
This award is eligible for Pollinator Electric Power Projects including, but not limited to utility rights-of-way, generation facilities (solar, wind, hydro, etc), substations, and surplus property. This award was developed by the NAPPC Pollinators on Managed Lands Task Force in conjunction with EPRI. As a sponsor of the program, EPRI will not be represented on the award selection committee.

Please Note:

  • This award is for a SPECIFIC PROJECT. It is not for a company/agency as a whole. Please do not submit nomination forms for a collective set of efforts of an organization, as they will not be considered.
  • This NAPPC award is a notable award given only to highly deserving projects. If no deserving projects are nominated, NAPPC may choose to not provide any awards in this category.
  • NAPPC may request the top-ranking nominations to present to the selection committee.

Award Criteria – The following are the 4 primary considerations for the reviewers:

  1. Commitment to the pollinator project, including long-term maintenance plans.
  2. Vegetation management practices, including plant selection and site management.
  3. Education & Engagement, including use of signage and public outreach.
  4. Monitoring and measured benefit to pollinators.

Key Dates

  • Nomination Period: March 2021 – July 1, 2021
  • Deadline for Applications: July 1, 2021
  • Award Announced: Fall 2021

Nominations

To nominate a project for the NAPPC Pollinator Electric Power Award, please complete the online nomination form below and submit your nomination by July 1st, 2021. Self-nominations are accepted.

To download the nomination form for the NAPPC Pollinator Electric Power Award, click on the button below and send to info@pollinator.org by July 1st, 2021.

Download Nomination Form