The Irving Fox Award and the Jim Pojar Award recognize researchers, writers, activists, or organizations that have made an outstanding contribution to sustainability in northwest BC. Anyone can nominate candidates (you can even nominate yourself).
The Volunteer Distinction Award was created to commend an active and involved volunteer member of the Bulkley Valley Research Centre. This award is an opportunity to recognize the outstanding contribution(s) of the individual who exemplifies the vision and mission of the Bulkley Valley Research Centre.
The deadline for nominations is September 1, 2023. View the nomination criteria for each of these awards at the links below:
BVRC AWARD WINNERS
2021 AWARD WINNERS
Karen Price, Dave Daust & Rachel Holt - Jim Pojar Award
Evelyn Hamilton - Volunteer Distrinction Award
2020 AWARD WINNERS
Allen Banner - Irving Fox Award
Ross Hoffman & Alfred Joseph - Jim Pojar Award
Ashleigh Ballevona & Gavin Scorer - Volunteer Distrinction Award
2019 AWARD WINNERS
Sybille Haeussler - Irving Fox Award
Tyler McCreary - Jim Pojar Award
Lynn Westcott - Volunteer Distinction Award
2018 AWARD WINNERS
Dennis Horwood - Irving Fox Award
Richard J. Hebda, Sheila Greer, and Alexander P. Mackie - Jim Pojar Award
2017 AWARD WINNERS
Read more about the 2017 award winners here!
Allen Banner (middle) and Jim Pojar (right) receiving the 2017 Jim Pojar Award
Read more about the 2016 award winners here!
Deborah Cichowski (left), winner of the 2016 Irving Fox Award, pictured with Rosemary Fox
Dr. Leslie Main Johnson, winner of the 2016 Jim Pojar Publication of the Year Award
Robert Westcott, winner of the 2016 Volunteer Distinction Award
Read more about the 2014 award winner here!
Pat Moss, winner of the 2014 Irving Fox Award
Read more about the 2013 award winners here!
Phil Burton and Dave Coates receiving the 2013 Jim Pojar Award
Dave Bustard won the 2013 Irving Fox Award
Bob Henderson receiving the 2013 Volunteer Distinction Award
2012 AWARD WINNER
Sybille Haeussler receiving the 2012 Volunteer Distinction Award
Read more about the 2011 award winners here!
Brian Edmison receiving the 2011 Irving Fox Award
Steve Osborn, winner of the 2011 Volunteer Distinction Award
Reaad more about the 2010 award winners here!
Richard Overstall, winner of the 2010 Volunteer Distinction Award
Phil Burton announcing the winner of the 2010 Jim Pojar Award
Read more about 2009 award winners here!
Dave Daust and Karen Price, winners of the 2009 Irving Fox Award
Steve Osborn, winner of the 2009 Volunteer Distinction Award
Jim Schwab (et al), winners of the 2009 Jim Pojar Award