Environmental Law Institute - National Wetlands Awards
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Award Categories Block
20th Anniversary Award for Sustained Contributions
Conservation and Restoration
Education and Outreach
Land Stewardship and Development
Lifetime Achievement Award
Local Government Category
Outstanding Program Development
Special Award for Public Policy Leadership
State, Tribal, and Local Program Development
Wetland Community Leader
Project Manager, California Coastal Conservancy
Laurel Marcus is almost single-handedly responsible for some of the most significant coastal wetland and watershed restoration efforts in California.
about Laurel Marcus
Administrator, New Hampshire Wetlands Board
Concord, New Hampshire
Dr. Kenneth Kettenring is an award winner in the state government category for his outstanding contributions to wetland protection in New Hampshire.
about Kenneth Kettenring
David G. Burke
Chief, Nontidal Wetlands Division, Department of Natural Resources
David G. Burke has distinguished himself by the magnitude of his impact on Maryland’s wetlands.
about David G. Burke
Kenneth F. Bierly
Wetlands Program Manager, Division of State Lands
Kenneth F. Bierly is the model of an improbable bureaucrat.
about Kenneth F. Bierly
Wetlands Program Manager, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Albany, New York
Patricia Riexinger has worked for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for 14 years and has headed its wetlands program for 7 years.
about Patricia Riexinger
Arthur A. Davis
Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources
Arthur A Davis. has been active in natural resources protection for more than 30 years.
about Arthur A. Davis
Robert B. Tiedmann
Ecologist, Idaho Transportation Department
Robert B. Tiedmann has implemented remarkably innovative wetland protection initiatives during his 12 years with the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD).
about Robert B. Tiedmann
Wetland Program Administrator, Illinois Department of Conservation
Marvin Hubbell has served as the Wetland Program Administrator for the Illinois Department of Conservation since 1984.
about Marvin Hubbell
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