Nebraska Chapter: Awards

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Awards

The Nebraska Chapter of The Wildlife Society is pleased to recognize our past award winners. Please take a moment to browse through the professionals that have demonstrated outstanding achievements in the wildlife profession in Nebraska by clicking here.

Professional of the Year — Closes January 5, 2017

Each year, the Nebraska Chapter of The Wildlife Society presents its Professional of the Year award to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the wildlife profession in Nebraska.

Awards Criteria

  1. The nominee must be a current member of Nebraska Chapter – The Wildlife Society.
  2. The nominee must have performed at least one unique, important contribution towards wildlife management in Nebraska in the past year.
  3. The nominating person should provide additional supporting information about nominee; for example – college degrees,  job history, published papers, environmental activities, etc.
  4. The nominations are for the current calendar year beginning October 1.

Nomination Form

Career Professional of the Year–Closes January 5, 2017

The Nebraska Chapter of The Wildlife Society presents its Career Professional of the Year award to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the wildlife profession in Nebraska throughout the course of their career.

Awards Criteria

  1. The nominee must belong to a state, regional or national affiliate of The Wildlife Society.
  2. The nominee shall have provided significant contribution towards wildlife management in Nebraska.
  3. The nominating person shall list at least 3 (preferably more) major accomplishments the nominee has done for wildlife management in their lifetime.
  4. The nominating person should list professional awards or citations the nominee may have received through the years.
  5. The nominee shall have worked in the wildlife profession a minimum of 15 (or 10) years.
  6. The nominating person must provide additional supporting information about nominee; for example – college degrees, job history, published papers, environmental activities, etc.

Nomination Form

Joe Gabig Memorial Award–Closes July 1 of each year

The Nebraska Chapter of The Wildlife Society and The Central Flyway Council presents the Joe Gabig Memorial Award to a student who has demonstrated outstanding achievements in the field of migratory game bird conservation.  The purpose of the award is to 1) encourage high quality research in migratory game bird conservation and management by graduate and undergraduate students at colleges and universities in Nebraska; 2) promote the purposes and goals of the Central Flyway Council; and 3) honor the memory of P. Joseph Gabig and his significant contributions to scientifically-based conservation and management of migratory game birds in the Central Flyway.

Awards Criteria

  1. The recipient shall be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in a Nebraska college or university
  2. The recipient shall have demonstrated leadership and/or made a significant contribution to the science of conservation or management of migratory game birds or their habitats.
  3. Students should demonstrate exceptional quantitative skills and/or support for maintaining migratory game bird hunting traditions.

Nomination Form