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GGAMAA is nominated for the Emerald Award.

Local government organizations including Alberta Agriculture, Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Association and Alberta Environment nominated the Grimshaw Gravels Aquifer Management Advisory Association for the prestigious Emerald Award. This nomination recognizes the community group for their positive achievements with the management strategy initiative which demonstrates the group’s commitment to the environment and production of measurable, positive change. The nominator’s felt that this group has set an example for the preservation of water quality of the Grimshaw Gravels Aquifer and their attitudes toward the environment.

The Emerald Award recognizes Albertans and Alberta businesses for environmental excellence in their efforts to protect, preserve, enhance or sustain the environment. The judges will be looking at commitment to preservation, protection, enhancement or sustain ability of the environment. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 1, 2000 at the Winspear Center in Edmonton. Congratulations to the members of this association on your nomination.

GAMAC receives the 1995 L.B. Thompson Conservation award from PFRA

PEACE RIVER, October 9, 1996 -- The Grimshaw Aquifer Management Advisory Committee (GAMAC) has been awarded the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration's (PFRA) L. B. Thomson Conservation Award.

The award, given annually to recognize outstanding achievements in soil or water conservation by Prairie conservationists, was presented by Glen Hass, the executive director of the Soil Conservation Council of Canada.


July 10, 1996 at the Agriculture Institute of Canada ‘96, Lethbridge, AB, CA.

October 3, 1995 at the 50th Annual ASAE Regional Conference, Harrison Hot Springs Hotel, BC, CA.

June 9, 1995, at the International Association of Hydrogeologists Conference,

Solutions '95, Edmonton, AB, CA


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