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Posthumous Turtle Conservation Appreciation Awards

Turtle Conservation Appreciation Awards
Posthumous Honorees 2010 – 2019

 


 

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