Date: 6/13/18 1:58 pm
From: Robert Penner <rpenner...>
Subject: Avian Conservationist of the Year
The Kansas Ornithological Society's is still seeking nominations for the 2018 Avian Conservationist of the Year Award. This award is given to an individual for making significant contributions to bird conservation and/or education. Nominations should be made for outstanding work in bird conservation, through the management or preservation of habitats, education or research. A nominee may be any professional, volunteer, educator or other person that has accomplished significant contributions in any of the areas listed. The accomplishment should reflect a long-time commitment to bird conservation and/or education within the State of Kansas. This award will be presented during the fall annual meeting or if the awardee cannot attend, arrangements will be made to have the award delivered. Nominations should be submitted by July 1st and the nomination form and a list of past winners can be found at:

Robert L. Penner II Ph.D. The Nature Conservancy
Cheyenne Bottoms & Avian 593 NE 130 Avenue
Programs Manager Ellinwood, KS 67526

Chair, WHSRN-US Committee
U.S. Shorebird Conservation Partnership Council

(620) 786-4745

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