The Wildlife Society is announcing the recipients of this year’s awards. Unfortunately, the recipients won’t have their on-stage moment at our virtual annual conference this year, but we don’t want their accomplishments to go unnoticed.
Keep an eye out on wildlife.org to learn more about these recipients in the coming weeks. And visit our conference website to keep up to date on the latest developments regarding the annual conference.
Aldo Leopold Memorial Award: Michael K. Phillips
TWS Fellows: Don Barnes, Patrick Magee, Nicki Frey, Krysten M. Zummo, Scott Hygnstrom, Krysten Schuler, Christopher S. DePerno, Rachael E. Urbanek, Christopher Moorman, Mike Chapel
Article/Journal Paper: Gunnar R. Kramer, David E. Andersen, David A. Buehler, Petra B. Wood, Sean Peterson, Justin A. Lehman, Kyle R. Aldinger, Lesley Bulluck, Sergio Harding, John A. Jones, John P. Loegering, Curtis Smalling, Rachel Vallender, Henry M. Streby. Population Trends in Vermivora Warblers Are Linked to Strong Migratory Connectivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Authored Book: Richard Sale. The Common Kestrel
Edited Book: Douglas W. Smith, Daniel R. Stahler, Daniel R. MacNulty. Yellowstone Wolves: Science and Discovery in the World’s First National Park
Monograph: Kristin H. Berry, Julie L. Yee, Timothy A. Shields, Laura Stockton. The Catastrophic Decline of Tortoises at a Fenced Natural Area. Wildlife Monographs
Student Paper: Christine E. Wilkinson, Alex McInturff, Jennifer R.B. Miller, Veronica Yovovich, Kaitlyn M. Gaynor, Kendall Calhoun, Harshad Karandikar, Jeff Vance Martin, Phoebe Parker-Shames, Avery Shawler, Amy Van Scoyoc, Justin S. Brashares. An Ecological Framework for Contextualizing Carnivore–Livestock Conflict. Conservation Biology
PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Caesar Kleberg Award for Excellence in Applied Wildlife Research: Steve Demarais
Jay N. “Ding” Darling Memorial Award for Wildlife Stewardship Through Art: Arkansas Northern Bobwhite Conservation Stamp Project
Diversity Award: Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
Group Achievement Award: North Carolina Wildlife Federation
Special Recognition Service Award: Robert P. Lanka; Meredith Laws
Jim McDonough Award: Steve K. Windels
Conservation Education: Dennis Ferraro
Excellence in Wildlife Education: Elizabeth A. Flaherty
Donald H. Rusch Memorial Game Bird Research Scholarship: Alex Fish
Distinguished Service: Greg Schenbeck, Karen Swaim
Student Chapter Advisor of the Year: Cary D. Chevalier
Student Chapter of the Year: Stephen F. Austin State University Student Chapter of TWS
W.L. McAtee and G.V. Burger Award for Outstanding Service as an Associate Editor: Bill Block, Bradley F. Blackwell
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