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Conservation Advocacy Award

Purpose:
This award recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of conservation professionals who, through substantial efforts in public outreach and advocacy,
have advanced the field of conservation and furthered the cause of conservation.

How to Nominate:
Write a letter or email us, outlining why you think the nominee should receive this award. Nominations must be postmarked by December 15, and should be sent to:

Ruth Seyler
Membership and Marketing Director
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
1156 15th Street, N.W., Suite 320
Washington, D.C. 20005-1714

Past Recipients

2016: John R. Watson
2014:  Suzanne Davis
2013:  Dr. Nancy Odegaard
2012:  Rosa Lowinger

*Deceased