Local groups score wins as Rideau Corridor Recognition Awards are presented

October 12, 2017 by

The Rideau Corridor Landscape Strategy is pleased to announce the recipients of the Rideau Corridor Recognition Awards.

On October 6th at The Station Theatre, Smiths Falls, the award winners were recognized for their hard work to help protect, enhance, promote and celebrate the heritage value and sustainability of the Rideau Canal corridor.
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CATEGORY: Community Building
Honourable Mention: Rebecca Whitman - Foley Mountain Conservation Area
Merit: Seeley’s Bay and Area Residents’ Association - Steps Up Program
Merit: Friends of Foley Mountain
Excellence: Scott Cameron - Rideau Ferry community champion

CATEGORY: Environmental Stewardship
Honourable Mention: Murphy’s Point Provincial Park and Friends of Murphy’s Point Park – Adopt a Gray Ratsnake Program
Merit: Friends of Foley Mountain
Excellence: Perth Wildlife Reserve

CATEGORY: Design
Merit: Seeley’s Bay and Area Residents’ Association - Steps Up Program
Excellence: Township of Drummond North-Elmsley - Rideau Ferry Public Docks

CATEGORY: Heritage Conservation and Promotion
Merit - Heritage Conservation: Friends of Andrewsville Bridge
Merit – Heritage Promotion: Dr. Laura Murray - Inner Harbour Kingston
Excellence: Murphy’s Point Provincial Park and Friends of Murphy’s Point Park – Silver Queen Mine Interpretation Program

CATEGORY: Economic Development
Excellence: Seeley’s Bay and Area Residents’ Association - Steps Up Program

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Rideau Canal’s inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Rideau Corridor Landscape Strategy presents the Rideau Corridor Recognition Awards Program. The goal of the awards program is to recognize, honour and promote good design, environmental stewardship and economic development, through public and youth engagement, that serves to protect, enhance, promote and celebrate the heritage value and sustainability of the Rideau Canal corridor.

To learn more about the Rideau Corridor Recognition Awards Program and the award recipients, please click here.

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