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Local Conservation Group Opens Nominations for Conservation Award

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ASHEVILLE, NC – Local conservation group Wild South has opened nominations for the second annual Roosevelt-Ashe Society’s Conservation Awards.

The award seeks to honor often unsung heroes for their work to protect the southeast’s wild places.

Nominations are being accepted for Outstanding Educator, Outstanding Philanthropist, Outstanding Volunteer, Outstanding Business and Outstanding Youth.

Nomination forms will be accepted online at www.wildsouth.org until Aug. 15. The award recipients will be honored at an Oct. 2 Green Tie Gala in downtown Asheville.

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