NAPPC Pollinator Electric Power Award

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

Pollinator Electric Power is a new initiative of the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) to recognize electric power companies who are leading the field in pollinator‐friendly projects. In 2020, NAPPC will be awarding its inaugural Pollinator Electric Power Award. This award adds to the existing award categories, including Pollinator Advocates, Pollinator Conservation Farmer-Ranchers, Monarch Sustainers, and Pollinator Roadside Managers.

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.

Award Criteria – Pollinator Electric Power Projects should meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrates an exemplary long‐term commitment to provide pollinator habitat at managed facilities and/or on transmission or utility rights-of-ways.
  • Supports pollinator-friendly plants or seeds
  • Promotes pollinator-friendly vegetation management practices (Conservation mowing, IVM, etc.) on managed lands.
  • Can describe the positive ecological and social benefits of the company's pollinator initiative.
  • Engages the public through education and outreach as well as signage.
  • Documented rights-of-way miles or acres benefited, or other ecologically-based metric, by the company's pollinator initiative, and plans for the future.

Key Dates

  • Nomination Period: January 2020 – July 1, 2020
  • Deadline for Applications: July 1, 2020
  • Award Announced: Summer/Fall 2020

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, 2020. 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, 2020.

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