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Turtle Conservation Appreciation Awards

Turtle Conservation Appreciation Awards
Lifetime Achievement Honorees: 2006 – 2019
Pritchard Lifetime Achievement Honorees: 2020 –


 

2020 – 10th Award – 2nd Pritchard Award
Linda J. Cayot
USA / Ecuador

For Your Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to the Conservation
and Management of Galápagos Tortoises and their Habitats

 

2020 – 9th Award – 1st Pritchard Award
John Cann
Australia

For Your Outstanding Contributions to Turtle and Tortoise Conservation
in Australia and New Guinea Through Your Beautifully Illustrated
and Highly Informative Natural History Turtle Books

 

2019 – 8th Award
Olga V. Castaño-Mora
Colombia

For Your Outstanding Contributions to Turtle Conservation
and Education in Colombia

 

2019 – 7th Award
Kristin H. Berry
USA

For Your Outstanding Contributions to Desert Tortoise Conservation
Through your Work at U.S. Geological Survey and the Desert Tortoise Council

 

2018 – 6th Award
Bruce J. Weissgold
USA

For Your Outstanding Contributions to Turtle Conservation Through your Work at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
and with CITES, and Working Alongside the IUCN Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group
to Safeguard Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles from Detrimental Trade

2017 – 5th Award
Justin D. Congdon
USA

For Your Career-Long Contributions to Ecological Studies of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises,
and For Your Ground-Breaking Work on the Conservation Relevance of
Life-History Traits and Survivorship on Turtle Population Declines and Recovery

2016 – 4th Award
Ian Swingland
United Kingdom

For Your Major Lifelong Contributions to the Conservation and Biology of Turtles and Tortoises,
and in Honor and Appreciation of Your Founding Chairmanship of the IUCN Tortoise Specialist Group
and Founding Co-Chairmanship of the IUCN Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group

2016 – 3rd Award
Peter C.H. Pritchard
United Kingdom / USA

For Your Major Lifelong Contributions to the Conservation and Biology of Turtles and Tortoises,
and in Honor and Appreciation of Your Inspirational Writings and Leadership and Commitment to the
Global Chelonian Conservation Community and Turtle Enthusiasts Everywhere,
Including Your Celebrated and Iconic Chelonian Research Institute

2010 – 2nd Award
Bern W. Tryon
USA

For Significant Contributions to the Conservation and Restoration of the Southern Bog Turtle,
and in Honor and Appreciation of Commitment to Turtle and Tortoise Conservation

2006 – 1st Award
Hugh R. Quinn
USA

In Recognition of Your Commitment and Dedication to Global Turtle Conservation,
and in Appreciation of Your Years of Service to the Turtle Survival Alliance,
the IUCN Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group, and the Turtle Conservation Fund