Severn Sound Environmental Association Awards

Severn Sound Environmental Association’s 2017 Bob Whittam Award

In 2000 the Severn Sound Bob Whittam Environmental Award was started in order to honour Bob Whittam, a biologist and an avid naturalist who is well known in the Severn Sound area, by recognizing those individuals or groups who are dedicated and truly interested in improving the Severn Sound ecosystem.

SSEA Source Water Protection Award

The award is presented to an individual landowner or group who has assisted in the promotion of source water protection or, who have developed and are implementing exemplary source water protection programs in the Severn Sound Source Protection Area.

Severn Sound Environmental Stewardship Award 

This award recognizes an individual or group for their meaningful achievements in the restoration and protection of the Severn Sound area.

Severn Sound Student Environmental Awards 

SSEA Student Environmental Award recognizes outstanding students in the Severn Sound area that have displayed a passion for the natural world demonstrating a keen interest in nature, the environment, conservation, stewardship and sustainability. These awards are received by students who have aligned their environmental beliefs with their actions at school and at home.

To nominate someone, a group or an individual who has made and/or continues to make an important contribution to the Severn Sound ecosystem, please contact the SSEA office for a nomination form or visit our website at  The deadline for nominations will be October 20, 2017.

For more information, please contact Gail Marchildon, SSEA Office Manager @ (705) 527-5166 Ext: 207 or by email

Nomination Forms

Bob Whittam Award Nomination Form
Severn Sound Environmental  Stewardship Award
Severn Sound Student Award
Severn Sound Environmental Association Source Water Protection Award