Nominations accepted for Environmental Leadership Awards

Annual honours to be presented on March 10 in Abbotsford

Nominations are now being accepted for the fifth annual Abbotsford Environmental Leadership Awards (AELA).

The awards will presented Thursday, March 10 at the Ramada Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre.

They were created by the Rotary Club of Abbotsford-Matsqui in 2011 to recognize businesses and individuals who have demonstrated noteworthy environmental leadership or initiative within their organization or the local community.

Nominations are being accepted in eight different categories: Agrilinks (local food), Water Saver, Energy Saver, Green Product or Service, Green Project, Community/Grass Roots, Green Leader of Tomorrow, and Green Leader.

Eligibility criteria has been opened up to include nominees from any community in the eastern Fraser Valley.

Nomination packages are available online at or by emailing