Colorado Chapter: Awards

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CRITERIA AND INFORMATION FOR AWARDS
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Douglas L. Gilbert Award for Outstanding Achievements in Wildlife Sciences
Who is Douglas L. Gilbert?

Criteria: This award is intended to recognize achievements in the profession that have normally received, or are worthy of, national recognition. Any practicing or retired individual, member or non-member of the Chapter, is eligible for nomination. “A minimum of two nominees must be recommended to the Executive Board”.

# of Recipients: One recipient per year.

Consists of: Engraved plate on revolving plaque and framed certificate, signed by the Chapter President. The plaque is obtained from and returned to the Colorado State University Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology.

Plate: RECIPIENT YEAR

Certificate: The Colorado Chapter of The Wildlife Society Proudly Presents to RECIPIENT The Douglas L. Gilbert Award for Outstanding Achievements in Wildlife Sciences. YEAR

Past Award Winners


 

Professional Achievement Awards for Wildlife Administration, Wildlife Research, Jim Olterman Wildlife Management, Wildlife Education, Law Enforcement and Habitat Management
Who is Jim Olterman?

Criteria: These awards are intended to recognize achievements in the profession that have normally received, or are worthy of, statewide recognition. Any practicing or retired individual(s), members or non-members of the Chapter, who develop, apply, administer, or complete an especially significant program of management (wildlife and habitat), education, research, administration and law enforcement that results in an outstanding contribution to wildlife resources in the state of Colorado are eligible for nomination.

# of Recipients: One recipient per category; three categories each year.

Categories rotate each year: administration/research/habitat management (odd years of annual meeting)and wildlife management/education/law enforcement (even years of annual meeting).

Consists of: Framed certificate signed by Chapter President.

Inscription: The Colorado Chapter of The Wildlife Society Proudly Presents to RECIPIENT The Professional Achievement Award in Administration/Research/Management/Education. DATE

Past Award Winners


 

Honorary Chapter Membership

Criteria: Honorary memberships are intended to recognize sustained, dedicated service to and/or in support of the Chapter. Usually a long-term member, awarded after retirement. Any practicing or retired wildlife professional who is a chapter member and has made continuing valuable contributions to the wildlife profession or Chapter over a long period of time is eligible of nomination.

# of Recipients: No more than two recipients per year.

Consists of: Framed certificate signed by the Chapter President.

Inscription: The Colorado Chapter of The Wildlife Society Proudly Presents to RECIPIENT An Honorary Membership For His/Her Sustained, Dedicated Service DATE

Past Award Winners


 

Allen E. Anderson Award for Outstanding Wildlife Undergraduate Student
Who is Allen E. Anderson?

Criteria: This award is intended to recognize an undergraduate student at a Colorado college or university. Any undergraduate student is eligible to receive the award; students in wildlife and wildlife related programs will clearly be preferred. Applications are evaluated by a committee, and they consider academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and letters of recommendation, usually from faculty members.

# of Recipients: One recipient per year.

Consists of:
1. Engraved plate on revolving plaque which is housed for one year at the recipient’s educational institution. Plate includes recipient’s name, year awarded, and educational institution.
2. An individual plaque, engraved as follows:

Allen E. Anderson A
Outstanding Wildlife
Undergraduate Student
RECIPIENT
YEAR

3. A wildlife-related book selected by the Chapter

Past Award Winners


 

Chapter Service Award

Criteria: For outstanding service to the Colorado Chapter. Nominee must be a current member.

# of Recipients: Usually no more than two recipients per year.

Consists of: Framed certificate signed by the Chapter President.

Inscription: The Colorado Chapter of The Wildlife Society Proudly Presents to RECIPIENT The Chapter Service Award For His/Her Outstanding Contributions. DATE

Past Award Winners


 

Meritorious Service Award

Criteria: This award is intended to recognize a person whose record of service in the profession deserves praise and recognition. This is an award for persons who do not quite fit the standard categories by which the Chapter recognizes exemplary professional service. Any practicing or retired individual, member or non-member of the Chapter is eligible.

# of Recipients: One recipient; not necessarily awarded each year.

Consists of: Framed certificate signed by the Chapter President.

Inscription: The Colorado Chapter of The Wildlife Society Proudly Presents to RECIPIENT The Meritorious Service Award DATE

Past Award Winners


 

Blown Blunderbuss Award

Criteria: For the most humorous blunder. Recipient can be an organization or individual(s), member or non-member of the Chapter.

# of Recipients: Usually one award per year.

Consists of: Engraved plate on revolving shotgun and framed certificate signed by the Chapter President. The rifle stays with the current years recipient and can be obtained from them for the next year’s recipient.

Inscription: RECIPIENT DATE

Past Award Winners

 

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