The Covid-19 pandemic has created many challenges for implementing, maintaining and monitoring conservation and education projects. The new Ibis Award will recognize a program that has demonstrated resiliency of spirit and advancement of conservation despite shutdowns, quarantines and changes in the workplace.
To be eligible, a program must have applied for WHC Conservation Certification between January 1 – July 15, 2020 and received Certification. The program must also meet at least one of the challenges listed below. The deadline to apply for the Ibis Award is September 15. The winner will be announced at WHC Connect 2020 on October 6 at 9:00 am.