Honoring Awardees For Excellent Conservation Achievements — The Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June nineteenth, 2023

Throughout the coronary heart of America’s nationwide wildlife refuges lies a dedication to nature and conservation that’s important for the well-being of our communities. We’re proud to announce the recipients of the 2023 Wildlife Refuge Awards, recognizing the distinctive contributions made to the Nationwide Wildlife Refuge System.

The 2023 Wildlife Refuge Awards celebration and dinner shall be held on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, on the prestigious Mayflower Lodge in Washington, DC. For these unable to attend in particular person, the occasion shall be live-streamed, guaranteeing that the celebration reaches a wider viewers.

“The safety of our nationwide wildlife refuges is paramount to the thriving ecosystem and the enjoyment of those treasured lands by future generations,” mentioned Geoffrey L. Haskett, President of the Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation. “This 12 months’s awardees exemplify dedication, ardour, and power, and their outstanding work strengthens the protection and vitality of the Nationwide Wildlife Refuge System.”

We’re thrilled to announce the next recipients of the 2023 Wildlife Refuge Awards:

These outstanding people and pals group have demonstrated distinctive dedication and made vital contributions to the conservation and enhancement of America’s nationwide wildlife refuges. Their invaluable efforts deserve our highest reward and recognition.


The Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation is a non-profit solely targeted on defending, selling, and enhancing the 850-million-acre Nationwide Wildlife Refuge System, the world’s largest community of lands and waters put aside for wildlife conservation.

For all media inquiries and questions, please contact Eden Taylor, Communications Supervisor at etaylor@refugeassociation.org.

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