Thursday, March 7, 2019

Winners Of The Women In Conservation Awards Announced By PennFuture

On March 7, PennFuture announced the winners of the Celebrating Women In Conservation Awards who will be recognized at a special awards dinner in April 25.  The winners include--
-- Woman Of Lifetime Achievement In Conservation: Margaret Brittingham, Ph.D., Professor of Wildlife Resources, Extension Wildlife Specialist, Pennsylvania State University; and Kelly Gutshall, President of LandStudies, Inc.
This award celebrates a remarkable woman who has devoted at least 25 years of her life to protecting and enhancing Central Pennsylvania's natural greatness and for her tireless dedication to environmental advocacy.
-- Woman Of Environmental Education: Lauren Ferreri, Biologist and Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area Manager, Game Commission; and Lydia Martin, Director of Education, Lancaster Conservancy.
This award honors an individual who has dedicated herself to educating her community about sustainability and environmental policy. She is admired in her Central Pennsylvania community for her passionate commitment to environmental awareness and to educating students and the public.
-- Woman Of Environmental Arts: Stacy Levy, Artist, SERE Ltd.
This award honors an individual who has creatively used the arts to bring greater awareness to, or to actively address, environmental issues. Her work may include, but is not limited to, visual arts, music, poetry, fiction, theatre, dance, as well as the curation or promotion of such arts in Pennsylvania.
-- Woman of Environmental Media, Marketing & Communications: Leah Zerbe, Journalist, Senior Editor at Ancient Nutrition.
This award honors an individual who has established herself as a credible source for presenting the public with information about climate, water issues, environmental stories, and conservation-related current events.
-- Woman of the Susquehanna River Watershed: Carol Parenzan, Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper.
This award honors an individual who has made a positive impact on water quality in a Central Pennsylvania watershed. Her water quality work may include, but is not limited to, wildlife impacts, macroinvertebrates, land protection, stream buffers, bank rehabilitation, agriculture, water quality studies, and environmental policy.
-- Woman of Renewable Energy and Climate: Susan Stewart, Ph.D, Associate Teaching Professor Aerospace Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
This award honors an individual who is dedicated to addressing climate impacts or championing renewable energy efforts. This woman can be active in communities, business, government, and science fields. With her skills, this woman has blazed a new trail toward a cleaner, more sustainable energy future for Pennsylvania.
The Celebrating Women In Conservation Awards Dinner will be held at the Susquehanna Club in New Cumberland, Cumberland County from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Click Here to purchase tickets or for more information.

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