Peter M Hauer Spelean History Award: Tom Lera, NSS 14821
James G Mitchell Award Robin Reger - Diversity Comparisons between Microbial Mats and Endosymbiont Gut Communities Associated with the Cave-dwelling Androniscus dentiger (Isopoda: Oniscidae) from the Frasassi Caves, Italy
Gordon Birkhimer, 42778 Kristine Deveny, 32821 Dr. Malcolm Field, 26915 Dave Gerboth, 23551 William Hunt, 37109 Lawrence Ireland, 43399 Jon Jasper, 33710 Cheryl Kayes, 11104 David Larson, 13906 Eleanor Burns Larson, 14907 Doug McCarty, 46205 Harry Moore, 7638 Allen Mosler, 12940 William Orndorff, 28413 William Rennaker, 29030 Lynn Richardson, 38259 Robert Schroeder, 10819 Beverley Shade, 39894 Bob Vandeventer, 28054 Ron Zuber, 14283
Certificate of Merit:
1) Virginia Region: The Regions efforts at Grand Caverns in Grottoes VA.
2) Germany Valley Karst Survey (GVKS) and Gordon Brace: For their remarkable work in Germany valley in reestablishing land owner relationships and involving many cavers in the continued exploration of this historic karst area.
Spelean Arts and Letters: Urs Widmer, #21702
Science Award: Dr Ira D. Sasowsky #19531
Victor A. Schmidt Conservation Award John George Vargo, JR. #27872
Lew Bicking Award: Mike & Andrea Futrell. (#25101 & #18484)
Post by Karstscience on Aug 15, 2006 17:43:35 GMT -5
Group Cave Conservation - Cave Management Award The Texas Cave Conservancy was awarded the 2006 Group Cave Conservation - Cave Management Section Award at the NSS Banquet, August 11, 2006, in Bellingham, Washington. The Texas Cave Conservancy was represented at the NSS Banquet by over fifty Associates from around the country. Thanks goes out to all of the 200 TCC Associates in Texas and around the country that helped us to receive this conservation award. Look for an article in the next Texas Caver. The money that comes with the award will be applied to the purchase of Punkin and Deep Caves. Look for even greater things in the future.
Yes congratulations to all award recipients. Does anybody have an e-mail address or any contact info. for the James G.Mitchell award recipient (Robin Reger) Being that I am working on the documentary in regards to JGM - I just wanted to get this persons thoughts (if any) on what it means to be awarded this honor. For that matter - I would be interested in chatting with any previous winners as well. Thanks.
Post by Sharon Faulkner on Aug 18, 2006 15:16:33 GMT -5
Here is a list of past recipients of the Mitchell Award:
1970 Peter Hauer 1971 David R. DesMarais 1972 Not Given 1973 J. Michael Queen, Jr. 1974 Albert E. Ogden 1975 Not Given 1976 Not Given 1977 Not Given 1978 Not Given 1979 Kevin Downey 1980 Michael Barden 1981 Not Given 1982 Michael Barnes 1983 Not Given 1984 Stephen Attaway 1985 Mark Turner 1986 John Ganter 1987 Not Given 1988 Jane Mulkewich 1989 Nancy Holler 1990 Kass (Ernst) Kastning 1991 Not Given 1992 Nancy Holler 1993 Jean K. Krejca 1994 Kevin Simon 1995 Kevin Simon 1996 Annette Summers Engel 1997 Eric Anderson & Philip Rykwalder 1998 Megan Porter 1999 Bryan Crowell 2000 not given 2001 Molly Jean White 2002 T. J. Friend 2003 Katie Schneider 2004 (not given) 2005 Lindsay N. Walker