There are three annual Awards available which will recognise outstanding and inspirational achievements in the area of African wildlife conservation with a particular focus on the core objectives of Tusk’s holistic approach to conservation. The judges will assess nominee’s outstanding contribution towards any or all of the following areas: wildlife and habitat conservation, development and delivery of environmental education, and sustainable community development programmes designed to enhance conservation.
To submit a nomination, please complete the appropriate nomination form below and provide the additional support documents.
Please send the completed nomination pack to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3rd March 2016.
Please note the intention is that the winners of the Tusk Awards should have no knowledge of their nomination. Therefore, please ensure that the details of your nomination remain strictly confidential and that neither you nor the supporting referees reveal to your candidate that he / she is being considered for a Tusk Award.
Each nomination will be reviewed by the Tusk Conservation Awards Nomination Committee, who will then submit the finalists to the Judging Panel in Spring 2017. The identity of the award winners will be made public for the first time at the official award ceremony.
Prince William Award for Conservation in Africa
This is a lifetime achievement award thatrecognises outstanding dedication and exceptional contribution to conservation in Africa. This will only be awarded to someone who has over 25 years experience in the field.
Download the Prince William Award pre nomination form here.
Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa
This award is for an individual who has been judged to be emerging as a leading conservationist, and recognisestheir outstanding contribution to conservation and considerable success shown in their chosen field.
Download the Tusk Award pre nomination form here.
Tusk Wildlife Ranger Award
This award is to recognise the dedication and commitment of an individual who works in the field on a daily basis protecting Africa’s wildlife. A Wildlife Ranger refers to a person working in the field including game scouts, game guards, wildlife trackers, wildlife monitors - both uniformed and non-uniformed.
Download the Wildlife Ranger Award pre nomination form here.