Nominations are now open for the James A. Waight Award 2023

The award will celebrate one of Belize's conservation heroes - someone who has made a significant contribution nationally or locally to the conservation and enhancement of Belize's natural environment.

The award nominees must meet the following criteria:

be a Belizean or resident of Belize.
be involved in work directly related to the conservation and protection of the environment.
be involved in one or more of the following areas: ecosystem conservation such as forest, reef or coastal zone conservation; pollution control; ecotourism promotion and the socio-economic environment.

Any of our members, partners, or the general public can submit nominations by following the link to read the guidelines and download the nomination form at

Nominations can be sent to [email protected] or mailed to the BAS head office. The deadline is 5pm, Friday, January 6th, 2023.

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