Nominations due May 16, 2021. Nominations are now open for the Climate Adaptation Leadership Award which recognizes outstanding efforts to increase the resilience of America’s valuable living natural resources and the many people, businesses and communities that depend on them. The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies and its members and partners are seeking nominations from individuals, agencies, businesses, and other organizations to recognize exemplary leadership to reduce impacts and advance adaptation of the Nation’s vital natural resources in a changing climate. Since 2016, the Climate Adaptation Leadership Award has annually recognized outstanding leadership in resource management, science, education, training and other goals of the National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy. Nomination categories include federal government, state or local government, tribal government, other organizations, broad partnerships, individual leadership, student leadership, and youth leadership. Individuals, groups, organizations, and government agencies are eligible to apply. Up to eight awards will be announced in September 2021 during the AFWA Annual Meeting. Access the Nomination Portal.