Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary
The Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary is offered annually to assist graduating high school students who will pursue post-secondary studies in a field related to the natural environment. One or more bursaries of $1000 will be awarded each year to deserving students from our area.
Ontario Youth Summit Bursary
This bursary is offered to high school students in Lanark County and region who are interested in the natural world and who demonstrated leadership ability. The summit takes place on the 4th weekend in September. The bursary covers the registration fee, plus helps offsets travel costs if necessary.
Champion for Nature Award
The MVFN Champion For Nature Awards were established to provide opportunities to acknowledge celebrate and congratulate the efforts of individuals or groups whether MVFN members or non members, who have been truly outstanding Champions for our natural world in Ontario’s Mississippi River Watershed.
The MVFN Champion For Nature Award is awarded annually or when appropriate to deserving individuals and groups that have demonstrated their commitment to wildlife conservation through active involvement as volunteers, or professionals. Their actions have helped raise awareness and contributed toward the protection of our local natural heritage.