Mudcrabs co-ordinator Ranjith Evas receives 2023 Jack Mundey Environment and Heritage Award
|Ranjith Evas, long term Mudcrabs co-ordinator, was recognised for his outstanding work with The Mudcrabs when Canterbury City Council awarded him the Jack Mundey Environment and Heritage Award 2023 at their Australia Day ceremony.
Unfortunately Ranjith was ill and could not attend the Ceremony. Ann Leahy, President of the CRVA did attend the ceremony and received the award on Ranjith’s behalf. Included in the nomination of Ranjith was this statement:
“For over 10 years, Ranjith has been an outstanding and tireless volunteer for the Mudcrabs, a grassroots environmental group who work on the Cooks River. He is also an executive member of the Cooks River Valley Association and has a key role in the organisation, planning and decision making of the Cooks River Valley Association and its affiliated groups. Ranjith has removed mountains of rubbish from the banks of the Cooks River, and coordinated other volunteers supplying them with bags, gloves, and grabbers. His work in the Mudcrabs includes the co-ordination of social media, emails and communication to the 500-strong mailing list, which is a vital part of the success of the group.”
Congratulations Ranjith and thank you for your many years of Caring for Country along the Cooks River.