Lacombe County replaced its fire ban with a fire restriction. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Lacombe County launches new environmental award

The winner will receive a one-time cash prize of $1,500

Lacombe County is now accepting nominations for its new Environmental Stewardship Award.

The award intends to recognize an individual that practices environmental conservation and sustainability on their own property.

The nomination period goes from July 1 to Aug. 31 and the winner will be selected by a panel of judges. The winner will receive a one-time cash prize of $1,500.

An individual can only be a recipient of the award once and must practice environmental stewardship within Lacombe County.

Nominations can be submitted in person or by email to jberry@lacombecounty.com.