SPECIAL RECOGNITION SERVICE AWARD

The Special Recognition Service Award honors a person or group who has made an outstanding contribution over the short or long term to one or more of the following areas:

  • The Wildlife Profession
  • The General Areas of Wildlife Conservation, Management or Science
  • A Specific Area of Endeavor, Species, Community, Ecosystem, Region, Etc.

AWARD NOMINATION PROCESS AND CRITERIA

To nominate an individual for consideration, click here to learn about the criteria and the nomination process. Nomination forms must be submitted by May 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION SERVICE AWARD RECIPIENTS

2017
No recipients
2016
Evelyn Merrill
2015
Thomas D. Nudds
2014
John W. Bowers
2013
W. Daryl Jones
Shane Mahoney
2012
Edward E. Bangs
2011
Larry Schwitters
2010
Gerald A. Bartelt
2009
Western EcoSystems, Inc.
2008
Inaugural Southeastern Natural Resources Graduate Student Symposium Steering Committee
2007
R. Ben Peyton and Caesar Kleberg Foundation for Wildlife Conservation
2006
Larry Aumiller
2004
Dr. Victor B. Scheffer
2003
Chesapeake Farms
Sandra Staples-Bortner
2002
Warren B. Ballard, Jr.
Thomas M. Franklin
2001
David E. Samuel
L. Daniel Frenzel
2000
Stephen A. Nesbitt
1999
Winifred B. Kessler
Wolfgang Schroeder
1998
Roy L. Kirkpatrick
Champion International Corporation
1997
Ian G. Stirling
1995
James L. Byford
1994
Keith W. Harmon
Oil Pits Elimination Team
1993
Robert L. Downing
Lloyd B. Keith
1992
Alan B. Sargent
Daniel W. Speake
1991
David R. Klein
Charles W. and Elizabeth R. Schwartz
1990
Kenneth A. Brynaert
Dennis G. Raveling
1989
Dale H. Arner
Gaylord Donnelley
1988
Ronald F. Labisky
Francis M. Uhler
North Dakota Chapter of The Wildlife Society
1987
Jack Crockford
Richard M. DeGraaf
J. Henry Sather
1986
Harold E. Alexander
Richard E. McCabe
Laurence R. Jahn
1985
Marlin Perkins
Don Meier Productions
1984
John E. Crawford
Gerald I. Day
John R. Torres
Colorado Division of Wildlife’s Nongame Program
1983
Robert E. Radtke
Jack Ward Thomas
1982
Louis C. Clapper
Richard M. Kerr
George G. McCleary
Vernon D. Stotts
1981
Ray C. Erickson
James D. Yoakum