The Cribb Award for Invertebrate Conservation
The Amateur Entomologists' Society is pleased to announce the establishment of a new award for achievements in any aspect of invertebrate conservation. Known as the Cribb Award, it will commemorate the life and work of the late Peter Cribb, who gave outstanding service to amateur entomology in many of its aspects, especially conservation. The award is open to all individuals permanently resident in the United Kingdom, except for members of the panel of experts who will periodically confer the award. Although both amateurs and professionals shall be eligible, considerable weight will be attached to efforts which have been made beyond the call of any official duty. The award shall take the form of books and/or equipment of the successful candidate's choice up to a maximum value set by the AES Council. The adjudicating panel will confer the award on one person annually, subject to the nomination of one or more suitable candidates. For details of the nomination and adjudication procedure, please apply to the Conservation Committee, AES, PO Box 8774, London SW7 5ZG.
The Cribb Award : Rules and Procedures
The award is open to all individuals permanently resident in the United Kingdom, except for current members of the AES Council and the panel of experts who will periodically confer the award. Each candidate must be nominated by two persons other than members of his or her immediate family, and the nomination must be accompanied by five copies of an account of achievements for which the candidate is to be assessed. The account must be typed and must not exceed 500 words in length. The nomination must be sent to The Cribb Award, AES, PO Box 8774, London SW7 5ZG to arrive by 31st September of any given year. Nominations will be considered by a panel of four persons, one of whom shall be a member of Council of the Amateur Entomologists' Society (AES), while the remaining three shall be persons of suitable knowledge and experience to be appointed by Council.
The panel will sit annually and will on each occasion select one person for the award, provided that at least one nominee is deemed to have made a sufficient contribution to invertebrate conservation beyond the call of duty as an employed or self-employed professional. The name of the successful candidate shall be placed before the AES Council for approval immediately prior to the Society's Annual General Meeting, at which the award will be made. The value of each award shall be not more than the amount to be determined periodically by the AES Council.
For further details please send a SAE to The Cribb Award, AES, PO Box 8774, London, SW7 5ZG, or by emailing us.
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