Stratford News Community Conservation Award nominations now open SHARE ON: Patrick Grapes, staff Monday, Mar. 31st, 2014 The Ontario Power Authority is now accepting nominations for the Community Conservation Awards. Last year’s winners included South-West Oxford. The awards are given out to places in Ontario that can show strong achievement in conservation leadership, innovation and market transformation and internal and community engagement. The awards are open to all municipalities in the province. Applications are being accepted until May 30th.