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Posthumous Turtle Conservation Appreciation Awards

Turtle Conservation Appreciation Awards
Posthumous Honorees 2010 – 2021


 

2021 – 13th Posthumous Award
Chuck Schaffer
USA

For His Outstanding Contributions as Editor of the Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter
and work on the Conservation Biology of Manouria emys

 

2021 – 12th Posthumous Award
Philip C. Rosen
USA

For His Outstanding Contributions to the Study of the Ecology
and Conservation of the Turtles and Tortoises of Arizona and Northern Mexico

 

2021 – 11th Posthumous Award
Walter Sachsse
Germany

For His Outstanding Contributions to the Study of
Conservation Breeding and Physiology of Freshwater Turtles

 

2020 – 10th Posthumous Award
Roger Bour
France

For His Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Turtle and Tortoise Taxonomy and Research
in France, Greece, Madagascar, South America, the Mediterranean, and the Mascarenes

 

2020 – 9th Posthumous Award
Margaretha Hofmeyr
South Africa

For Her Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to
Tortoise Research, Conservation, and Education in South Africa

 

2019 – 8th Posthumous Award
Joseph C. Mitchell
USA

For His Outstanding Contributions to Turtle and Tortoise Conservation and
His Leading Role in Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC)
and His Seminal Book on the Reptiles of Virginia

 

2019 – 7th Posthumous Award
Olga A. Leontyeva
Russia

For Her Outstanding Contributions to
Tortoise Conservation and Education in Russia

 

2019 – 6th Posthumous Award
Carl H. Ernst
USA

For His Outstanding Contributions to Turtle and Tortoise Ecology,
Taxonomy, and Conservation as well as His Seminal Books on
the Turtles of the United States and of the World

 

2017 – 5th Posthumous Award
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 – 4th Posthumous Award
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

 

2015 – 3rd Posthumous Award
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 – 2nd PosthumousAward
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 – 1st Posthumous Award
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