Call For Nominations: Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve Land Ethics Award

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve in Bucks County is seeking nominations for the 2016 Land Ethics Award. The deadline for submissions is January 15.

The award honors and recognizes the creative use of native plants in the landscape, sustainable and regenerative design, and ethical land management and construction practices in the Delaware Valley Region in Southeast Pennsylvania, including Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey.

(Photo: Longwood Gardens Meadow Garden Expansion.)

Honorees may be selected from three categories: Public Spaces (such as Public Gardens, Nature Preserves, Municipal or Corporate Campuses), Residential Projects, and Individuals or Community Groups. 

Individuals, non-profit organizations, government agencies, community groups, and business professionals are encouraged to apply. 

Projects must be a minimum of one year and a maximum of three years old.

Land Ethics Award winners will be notified in mid-February 2016. Awards will be presented at the Preserve’s 16th Annual Land Ethics Symposium at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, PA on March 10.

Professionals and property owners with an interest in sustainable design and land management are encouraged to attend the full day symposium.

Past Land Ethics Award winners include: Longwood Gardens Meadow Garden Expansion; Buckingham Friends School; Bucks County SPCA – Upper Bucks Shelter; Duke Farms Foundation; and Haycock Township Community Wildlife Habitat

For more information and to complete an application visit the Preserve’s Land Ethics Award webpage or contact Jennifer Pennington, Membership and Communications Coordinator, at 215-862-2924 or send email to:


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