Mike Davis Wins Conservation Halton Award

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We are honoured and so happy that Mike Davis, hard-working co-publisher, accounts manager and principal photographer for Niagara Escarpment Views, has received a Conservation Halton Award “for being a Conservation Hero in the Media/Blogger Category.” His years of dedication and tireless efforts in bringing the most interesting and beautiful photography of this World Biosphere Reserve to people near and far has been recognized. [Note: Even on this award night, Mike was working! These photos are by him except where noted.]

Mike speaking after getting the award; photo by Robert Heaton.

Mike speaking after getting the award; photo by Robert Heaton.

He wasn’t the only person who has helped make the magazine so vital, to win this year. Sean James of Fern Ridge Landscaping,  our regular columnist on sustainable gardening, won in the Education – Individual category.

Sean James with his Conservation Halton award.

Sean James with his Conservation Halton award.

Ken Hall, who was featured as an Escarpment Visionary in our Winter 2013-14 issue, won a Citizen award.

Ken Hall of Giant's Rib Discovery Centre poses with his Conservation Halton award.

Ken Hall of Giant’s Rib Discovery Centre poses with his Conservation Halton award.

Hayden Downes-Mills, whose work repairing and giving away used bikes was reported on in our Spring 2014 issue, won a Citizen-Youth award. We keep in good company with people who care about conservation!

Hayden Downes-Mills, wrapped in a "Conservation Hero" cape, being congratulated by Milton mayor Gord Krantz.

Hayden Downes-Mills, wrapped in a “Conservation Hero” cape, being congratulated by Milton mayor Gord Krantz.

Some of the men in Niagara Escarpment Views; photo by Gloria Hildebrandt.

Some of the men in Niagara Escarpment Views; photo by Gloria Hildebrandt.

Here are some other highlights of the June 24 event:

Gloria got close to Octavius, a female Great Horned Owl held by Sandra Davey, Mountsberg Raptor Centre lead.

Gloria got close to Octavius, a female Great Horned Owl held by Sandra Davey, Mountsberg Raptor Centre lead.

Gloria snuggled up with Conservation Halton's mascot Professor TV, animated by Robert Dallimore.

Gloria snuggled up with Conservation Halton’s mascot Professor TV, animated by Robert Dallimore.

Some of the winners at the Conservation Halton Awards ceremony on June 24.

Some of the winners at the Conservation Halton Awards ceremony on June 24.

 

 

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