The Ceremony

The 2014 National Wetlands Awards Ceremony was held at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC, on Thursday, May 8, 2014.

 

 

  • The 2014 National Wetland Award winners. From left: Dr. W. Carter Johnson (Science Research), Ray Norrgard (State, Tribal, and Local Program Development), Esther Lev (Wetland Community Leader), Jack Rudloe (Education and Outreach), and Mark Abramson (Conservation and Restoration)
  • Mark Abramson with his Conservation and Restoration award
  • Mark Abramson gives his speech after receiving his award
  • Agency presenters listen to introductory remarks given by ELI President, John Cruden
  • Audience members listen to keynote speech given by Executive Director of Wetlands Watch, Skip Stiles
  • Audience members
  • Dr. W. Carter Johnson with Kim Berns of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, who presented his award
  • Kim Berns (Natural Resources Conservation Service) delivers remarks before presenting an award
  • Dr. W. Carter Johnson
  • Dr. W. Carter Johnson with his Science Research award
  • Dr. W. Carter Johnson with Kim Berns of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, who presented his award
  • Dr. W. Carter Johnson with Janet Johnson, U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (South Dakota), and Kim Berns (Natural Resources Conservation Service)
  • Dr. W. Carter Johnson with ELI President, John Cruden
  •  Dr. W. Carter Johnson with his nominator, Glenn Guntenspergen
  • Dr. W. Carter Johnson with his wife, Janet Johnson
  • Dr. W. Carter Johnson and Janet Johnson with ELI President, John Cruden
  • Dr. W. Carter Johnson with U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (South Dakota)
  • Dr. W. Carter Johnson with U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (South Dakota) and ELI President, John Cruden
  • ELI President, John Cruden gives introductory remarks
  • ELI President, John Cruden speaking
  • ELI President, John Cruden speaking
  • Jack Rudloe with Gerald Solomon of the Federal Highway Administration, who presented his award
  • Jack Rudloe with John Cruden and Gerald Solomon
  • Gerald Solomon (Federal Highway Administration) delivers remarks before presenting an award
  • Esther Lev with Ellen Gillinsky of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, who presented her award
  • Esther Lev with Ellen Gillinsky and Kathleen Kutschenreuter from U.S. EPA
  • Ellen Gillinsky (U.S. EPA) delivers remarks before presenting an award
  • Dr. W. Carter Johnson and Janet Johnson greet U.S. Senator Tim Johnson
  • Dr. W. Carter Johnson gives his speech after receiving his award
  • Esther Lev with her Wetland Community Leader award
  • Esther Lev with family
  • Esther Lev with Ellen Gillinsky of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, who presented her award
  • Esther Lev gives her speech after receiving her award
  • Ray Norrgard with his State, Tribal, and Local Program Development Award
  • Ray Norrgard with his family
  • Ray Norrgard with his family and ELI President, John Cruden
  • Ray Norrgard with ELI President, John Cruden
  • Ray Norrgard gives his speech after receiving his award
  • Ray Norrgard with Mendel Stewart(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
  • Agency presenters with Skip Stiles (Wetlands Watch) and John Cruden (ELI)
  • Jack Rudloe with his Education and Outreach Award
  • Jack Rudloe with his family
  • Jack Rudloe with his sons
  • Jack Rudloe with ELI President, John Cruden
  • Jack Rudloe with his family
  • Jack Rudloe gives his speech after receiving his award
  • Ray Norrgard with Mendel Stewart(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
  • Mendel Stewart (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) delivers remarks before presenting an award
  • Skip Stiles (Executive Director, Wetlands Watch) and John Cruden (President, ELI)
  • Skip Stiles delivers keynote remarks
  • Mark Abramson with Leslie Weldon (U.S. Forest Service), who presented his award
  • Mark Abramson with Leslie Weldon (U.S. Forest Service) and John Cruden (ELI)
  • Leslie Weldon (U.S. Forest Service) delivers remarks before presenting an award
  • Award winners listening to remarks
  • The 2013 National Wetland Award winners with ELI President, John Cruden. From left: Dr. W. Carter Johnson (Science Research), Ray Norrgard (State, Tribal, and Local Program Development), Esther Lev (Wetland Community Leader), John Cruden (Environmental Law Institute), Jack Rudloe (Education and Outreach), and Mark Abramson (Conservation and Restoration)