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Turtle Conservation Appreciation Awards

 

Turtle Conservation Appreciation Awards
Honorees 2006 – 2018

 


 

2018 - 11th Award
Bruce J. Weissgold
USA

For Your Outstanding Contributions to Turtle Conservation Through your Work at
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and with CITES, and Working Alongside the TFTSG
to Safeguard Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles from Detrimental Trade

 

2017 - 10th Award
Justin D. Congdon
USA

For Your Career-Long Contributions to Ecological Studies of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises,
and For Your Ground-Breaking Work on the Conservation Relevance of
Life-History Traits and Survivorship on Turtle Population Declines and Recovery

 

2017 - 9th Award
(posthumous)

Henk Zwartepoorte
Netherlands

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

 

2016 - 8th 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

 

2016 - 7th 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 - 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

 

2015 - 5th 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

 

2010 - 4th 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

 

2010 - 3rd 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 - 2nd 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

 

2006 - 1st Award
Hugh R. Quinn
USA

In recognition of your commitment and dedication to global turtle conservation,
and in appreciation of your years of service to the Turtle Survival Alliance,
the Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group, and the Turtle Conservation Fund