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Excellence in Ecological Restoration Awards

The Excellence in Ecological Restoration Program application period for the 2019 awards is now open! 

The Excellence in Ecological Restoration Program (EERP) recognizes large, high-quality natural areas and the organizations that manage them.

The deadline for applications is March 31, 2019. Applications may only be submitted by the legal owner of the site; however, partners may assist in completing the application for the agency/organization.

 

APPLICATION MATERIALS

EERP Manual

Online Application

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Application Fee Payment ($100 for members; $300 for nonmembers)

 

All nominated sites must meet the following qualifications:

  • Located in the Chicago Wilderness Region 
  • Contain a natural area with a remnant resource and/or recreation resource that is more than 100 acres; 
  • Owned, or otherwise protected, by a public agency or private organizations dedicated to preserving and protecting lands with significant natural resources;
  • Actively managed for at least the last five years
  • Have a management plan in place

Applications may only be submitted by the legal owner of the site; however, partners may assist in completing the application for the agency/organization.

View past EERP award recipients.   

 

Questions? Please contact Chicago Wilderness at info@chicagowilderness.org.