Song Sparrow Award Recipients
The Song Sparrow Award, established in 1996, recognizes outstanding contributions by Audubon members who promote CA’s mission, often over the course of years. Typically at least one Song Sparrow award is given every year for service in education or conservation or for other meritorious service.
|1996||Dennis Bahnsen, Bernie Master, Manon Van Schoyck|
|1997||Al Blyth, Curt Greene|
|1998||Tom Thomson, Rex Kuhn (posthumous)|
|1999||Jim Davidson, Lois Day, Ernie Limes|
|2000||Marlene Woo Lun, Katryn Renard|
|2001||Joan & John Arnfield|
|2004||Charlie Bombaci, Deborah & Ken Buckley, Kristan Leedy|
|2005||Rob Thorn, John Wilson|
|2006||Darlene Silllick, Sharon Treaster|
|2007||Mike Flynn, Dave Horn, Susan Setterlin|
|2008||Roz Horn, Mary Ann Hrabley, Liz Melick|
|2009||Jenny Bowman, Stefanie Hauck, Dick Tuttle|
|2010||Julie Davis, Johann Cozart, Joe Meara|
|2011||Sarah Dalton, Clyde Gosnell, Louise Warner|
National Audubon Great Egret Award
The Great Egret Award, a National Audubon award, is given to individuals who have made significant, long-term contributions to Audubon and to conservation in pursuit of the Audubon mission. Click here to learn more about the Great Egret Award.
The Junior Conservation Award recognizes outstanding contributions by Audubon family members under the age of 18 in the area of conservation. This, our newest award, was created in 2008. The award is intended to be given on an “as appropriate” basis, and will not necessarily be given every year.
James Chase Hambleton Award
The James Chase Hambleton Award, previously know as the Columbus Audubon Conservation Award, was established in 2008. This award recognizes outstanding contributions by members or non-members who promote CA’s mission, particularly in the areas of conservation and education. This award is not given every year.