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General Jeffery Soil Health Award – 2022 Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now open for the 2022 General Jeffery Soil Health Award.

This award:

  • Recognises, honours and celebrates an individual’s outstanding contribution to improving soil health through activities including:
    • Undertaking good management practice on the ground and/or;
    • Extending and/or communicating knowledge, and advocating for, improved soil management, and/or;
    • Educating and raising awareness about the importance of maintaining and improving soil health.
  • Promotes the application and understanding of better management practices to improve soil health across the landscape;
  • Provides a platform to promote what is being done to improve and promote soil health at a meaningful scale;
  • Honours the remarkable work of Australian’s first National Soils Advocate, Major General the Hon Michael Jeffery, AC, AO (Mil), CVO, MC (Retd);
  • Is initiated and sponsored by the Office of the National Soils Advocate and administered by Landcare Australia.

Nominations close Sunday 17th April, 2022. Finalists will be announced in June with the Award winner announced at the 2022 National Landcare Awards on Wednesday, 24th August 2022. The Award winner will receive a trophy and a $20,000 cash prize to continue their work.

For more information and to nominate please visit: https://landcareaustralia.org.au/soilhealthaward/