|Keynote speaker Steve McCormick, President and CEO of The Nature Conservancy.|
|Former PRBO Board member Mike Parmeter receives the Lifetime Conservation Achievement Award from PRBO's President and CEO, Ellie M. Cohen.|
Keynote speaker Steve McCormick, President and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, highlighted the ways that PRBO science contributes uniquely to effective conservation.
PRBO's Board Chair Steve Thal and CEO Ellie M. Cohen spoke of achievements and prospects. The individuals and organizations listed below received special PRBO awards in recognition of their service and accomplishment.
|Long-time research coordinator Frances Bidstrup receives the Conservation Volunteer Award (a Keith Hansen drawing of her study species, Snowy Plover).|
Foundation Leadership: Marisla Foundation
Corporate Conservation: Oracle
Conservation Partner: Bureau of Land Management, California
Conservation Volunteer: Frances C. Bidstrup
|: Nils Warnock, PhD, Co-Director of PRBO's Wetland Ecology Division, explains telemetry studies at one of several "tools of the trade" exhibits. Shollenberger Park is in the background. Photos by Claire Peaslee/PRBO|
Lifetime Conservation Partner: Audubon Canyon Ranch
Lifetime Conservation Achievement: Dr. Benjamin "Mike" Parmeter
San Francisco Bay Research Center Founders: Anonymous; David and Lucile Packard Foundation; DMARLOU Foundation; Stephen and Britt Thal
PRBO Staff Leadership: Mark Herzog, PhD; Diana Stralberg