The deadline for nominations for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources' Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards will be June 14.

The deadline for nominations for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources' Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards will be June 14.

A winner will be chosen from each of the following categories: Elementary for students in grades 1-4; Middle school for students in grades 5-8; High school for students in grades 9-12.

Students are nominated for demonstrating environmental stewardship, demonstrating environmental ethics, initiating an innovative project, and increasing public awareness. A gift card and a Delaware State Parks prize pack will be awarded to each category winner in recognition of his or her contribution to the community.

Winners will be honored in a ceremony at the Delaware State Fair on July 25.

For more information, call (302) 739-9902 or visit dnrec.delaware.gov/Admin/Pages/YoungEnv.aspx.