David Streeter MBE was a founder member of the Sussex Wildlife Trust when it was established in 1961 and was centrally involved as a trustee in guiding its work, including serving as its President from 2004 to 2017. As an academic ecologist at the University of Sussex, he has spent much of his career encouraging an interest in natural history amongst young people.
Nominations are welcomed for the 2019 David Streeter Award for Natural History in Sussex to be awarded to an individual young person who has made an outstanding contribution to any of the following in Sussex:
- the study of natural history,
- practical nature conservation,
- biological recording,
- raising awareness and advocacy of conservation.
Anyone is eligible to submit nominations but you should ask the nominee’s permission first. Self-nominations are permitted but arrangement should be made for a supporting statement to be submitted separately by an independent referee. If you wish to nominate more than one person, please use a separate form for each nominee.
- Nominees must be aged between 11 and 25 on 1 January 2019
- Nominations open on 1 January 2019
- Nominations close on 31 July 2019
- Nominees must happy for their name and photo to appear in press and online publicity
The winner will be offered a choice between (i) gift vouchers to the value of £250 redeemable from the Natural History Book Service (includes books and natural history study equipment) or (ii) reimbursement of fees for a weekend Field Studies Council course ( ; typical residential fee: £250).
The winner will be invited to receive their award at the Sussex Wildlife Trust AGM on 9 November 2019.