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Honorary Membership

Honorary Membership recognizes individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of conservation.

Deadline: December 15

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Guidelines

  • Write a letter to the Awards Committee outlining why the nominee deserves this award.
  • Collect letters from at least three additional co-sponsors.

Recipients

  • 2019: Judith Walsh and Paul Whitmore 
  • 2018: Dan Kushel
  • 2017: Stephen Koob, Terry Drayman-Weisser
  • 2016: Dr. Eric Pourchot and Dr. H.F. (Gus) Shurvell
  • 2015: Gloria Fraser Giffords and Catherine Metzger
  • 2014: Walter Henry
  • 2013: Jean Portell
  • 2012: Kathryn A. Makos
  • 2011: Perry Huston
  • 2010: Mary Wood Lee
  • 2009: Virginia Greene, Ross Merrill*, Jose Orraca* 
  • 2008: Arthur Beale and Robert Brill
  • 2007: Roy Perkinson and Susanne Sack
  • 2006: Marjorie Cohn and Konstanze Bachmann
  • 2005: Mary Todd Glaser and Don Etherington
  • 2004: Jacqueline Olin
  • 2003: Nobuko Kajitani and Marigene Butler
  • 2002: Monona Rossol and Donald Sebera*
  • 2001: W. Thomas Chase
  • 2000: Heather Lechtman
  • 1999: Kathryn Scott*
  • 1989: Marilyn Kemp Weidner*
  • 1997: Nathan Stolow*
  • Ellen McCrady*
  • 1996: Mary-Lou E. Florian
  • 1993: Walter McCrone*
  • 1992: Bernard Rabin*, Elisabeth FitzHugh*, and Paul N. Banks*
  • 1991: Gustav Berger*
  • 1990: Paul N. Perrot*
  • 1988: Walter T. Angst*
  • 1987: Lawrence Majewski* and Anne F. Clapp*
  • 1985: Louis Pomerantz*
  • 1982: Carolyn Horton* and Robert Feller*
  • 1977: Elisabeth Packard* and Richard D. Buck*
  • 1976: Sheldon Keck* and Caroline K. Keck*
  • 1975: George Stout*
  • 1974: Rutherford J. Gettens*

 *Deceased