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Oklahoma Award

This is the Oklahoma Chapter of The Wildlife Society’s most prestigious award and is presented to an individual(s) who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession of wildlife management in the State of Oklahoma.  Nominations must be received by August 1 and is awarded at the discretion of the Awards Committee during the Annual Meeting.

Harold C. Stuart Conservation Excellence Award

This award may be presented annually to a lay person or group that has contributed significantly towards enhancing conservation stewardship and perpetuating a conservation ethic through activities in Oklahoma.

Private Land Management Award

This award, which may be presented annually at the discretion of the Awards Committee, recognizes exemplary contributions to natural resource management on private land.

Undergraduate Scholarship

This competitive award, open to undergraduates at Oklahoma universities, is presented at the discretion of the Executive Board.

Student Research Award

This competitive award is presented at the discretion of the Executive Board.

Publication and Creativity Award

This award is presented to member(s) of the Oklahoma Chapter who, as individuals or members of a team, make outsanding contributions to natural resource management and conservation through books, technical articles, popular articles, videos, or other media or programs completed within the last 3 years, including the current year.  This award is presented annually if a suitable candidate(s) is/are available.

Honorary Membership

Honorary Members of the Oklahoma Chapter shall be persons who, by majority vote of all members of the Chapter, have been thus recognized for their achievements.  An Honorary Chapter member need not pay Chapter dues.  Honorary members who are voting members of The Society shall have the same rights and privileges as Chapter Voting members.  Honorary Members who are not voting members of The Society shall have the same rights and privileges as Other Members.

Criteria for nominations can be found in the BYLAWS – Article IX