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Appreciation and Lifetime Achievement Awards

 

Turtle Conservation Appreciation Award
Honorees
2010 – 2016

 


 

2010 - 1st Award
Bern W. Tryon
USA

For Significant Contributions to the Conservation and Restoration of the Southern Bog Turtle,
and in Honor and Appreciation of Commitment to Turtle and Tortoise Conservation

 

 

 


 

2010 - 2nd Award
(posthumous)
John B. Thorbjarnarson
USA

For Significant Contributions to the Conservation of Asian and South American Chelonians,
and in Honor and Appreciation of Commitment to Turtle and Tortoise Conservation

 

 

2010 - 3rd Award
(posthumous)

Ray E. Ashton
USA

For Significant Contributions to the Conservation and Restoration of the Gopher Tortoise,
and in Honor and Appreciation of Commitment to Turtle and Tortoise Conservation

 

2015 - 4th Award
(posthumous)

Subramanian Bhupathy
India

For Significant Contributions to the Conservation and Biology of Indian Chelonians,
and in Honor and Appreciation of His Leadership and Commitment to
Turtle and Tortoise Conservation

 

2016 - 6th Award
Peter C.H. Pritchard
United Kingdom / USA

For Your Major Lifelong Contributions to the Conservation and Biology of Turtles and Tortoises,
and in Honor and Appreciation of Your Inspirational Writings and Leadership and Commitment to the
Global Chelonian Conservation Community and Turtle Enthusiasts Everywhere,
Including Your Celebrated and Iconic Chelonian Research Institute

 

2016 - 5th Award
Ian Swingland
United Kingdom

For Your Major Lifelong Contributions to the Conservation and Biology of Turtles and Tortoises,
and in Honor and Appreciation of Your Founding Chairmanship of the IUCN Tortoise Specialist Group
and Founding Co-Chairmanship of the IUCN Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialst Group

 

2016 - 7th Award
(posthumous)

Hans-Dieter Philippen
Germany

For His Major Lifelong Contributions to the Conservation and Biology of Turtles and Tortoises,
and in Honor and Appreciation of His Leadership and Commitment to
Turtle Survival Alliance Europe and the Turtle Conservation Fund