NBC 5 and Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) invite you to attend the 2016 Recipient of the International Award of Excellence in Conservation gala and award dinner on Thursday, October 20th at the Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel.
BRIT proudly announces Carter Smith, Executive Director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, as the 2016 Recipient of the International Award of Excellence in Conservation. Smith is passionate about the great outdoors. He’s championed the Children & Nature Network movement in Texas, and he’s been extremely active in the realms of private lands stewardship, invasive species issues, coastal conservation, and acquisition of new park land for state parks and wildlife management areas.
Created in 1995, the International Award of Excellence in Conservation is presented to honor individuals and organizations that exemplify the ideals expressed in BRIT's mission. BRIT’s annual award event has played an important role in raising public awareness of its mission and has brought an increased understanding of the importance of conservation issues and environmental awareness. Through the education of supporters, BRIT has added to the global efforts to save the diminishing resources of the planet.
To learn more and purchase tickets, visit www.brit.org/events/annual-event.
2016 BRIT International Award of Excellence in Conservation Gala
Honoring Carter Smith
Thursday, October 20
6:30 p.m. – Cocktails
7:00 p.m. – Dinner
Cocktails at 6:30 p.m.
The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel
200 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Buy tickets at www.brit.org/events/annual-event