Distinguished awards/Premios distinguidos.
Pub Date: 12/01/2011
Publication: Name: Southwestern Naturalist Publisher: Southwestern Association of Naturalists Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Biological sciences Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2011 Southwestern Association of Naturalists ISSN: 0038-4909
Issue: Date: Dec, 2011 Source Volume: 56 Source Issue: 4
Accession Number: 280092910
Full Text: The Southwestern Association of Naturalists has established awards that recognize outstanding contributions to the understanding of the biota of the southwestern United States, Mexico, and Central America, and to the Association. Nominations are solicited for the following awards presented by the Association. They should consist of a letter of nomination, several supporting letters of recommendation, and curriculum vitae of the individual nominated. The deadline for nominations is 16 February. Nominations are considered for three years. Nominations should be sent to Mark E. Eberle (meberle@fhsu.edu), Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS 67601.

La Southwestern Association of Naturalists ha establecido premios que reconocen contribuciones sobresalientes al entendimiento de la biota del suroeste de los Estados Unidos, Mexico y Centroamerica, y para la Asociacion. Se solicitan nominaciones para los siguientes premios otorgados por la Asociacion. Deben consistir de una carta de nomination, unas cuantas cartas de recomendacion, y un curriculum vitae del individuo nominado. Envie nominaciones para el 16 de febrero. Las nominaciones se consideraran por tres anos. Nominaciones deben ser enviadas a la Mark E. Eberle (meberle@ fhsu.edu), Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS 67601.

W. Franh Blair Eminent Naturalist Award--Recognizes excellence in a lifetime of commitment to outstanding study or conservation of the flora or fauna of the southwestern United States, Mexico, and Central America. Past recipients are Charles C. Carpenter (1986), James R. Dixon (1987) , Walter W. Dalquest (1988), Clark Hubbs (1989) , E. Lendell Cockrum (1990), Henry S. Fitch (1991), Howard McCarley (1994), Harley P. Brown (1997), Robert Rush Miller (1998), Neil H. Douglas (1999), David E. Brown (2000), Hobart M. Smith (2001), Roger Conant and Robert C. Stebbins (2002), Albert P. Blair (2003), Wilmer W. Tanner (2004), Douglas A. James (2006), Jonathan Campbell and Ernest A. Liner (2007), Anthony A. and Alice F. Echelle (2010), and William Duellman (2011).

El Premio Naturalista Eminente W. Franh Blair--Reconoce la excelencia y dedication durante toda la vida al estudio o conservation sobresaliente de la flora o fauna del suroeste de los Estados Unidos, Mexico y Centroamerica. Ganadores anteriores son Charles C. Carpenter (1986), James R. Dixon (1987), Walter W. Dalquest (1988) , Clark Hubbs (1989), E. Lendell Cockrum (1990) , Henry S. Fitch (1991), Howard McCarley (1994), Harley P. Brown (1997), Robert Rush Miller (1998), Neil H. Douglas (1999), David E. Brown (2000), Hobart M. Smith (2001), Roger Conant y Robert C. Stebbins (2002), Albert P. Blair (2003), Wilmer W. Tanner (2004), Douglas A. James (2006), Jonathan Campbell y Ernest A. Liner (2007), Anthony A. y Alice F. Echelle (2010), y William Duellman (2011).

Donald W. Tinhle Research Excellence Award--Presented to an individual who, in the past 10 years, has made a significant contribution to knowledge and understanding ofthe biota ofthe southwestern United States, Mexico, and Central America through scientific articles and books. Significance of these written works and their quality and quantity are factors in selection of a recipient of this award. Past recipients are David J. Schmidly (1988), Michael A. Mares (1989), John W. Bickham (1990), J. Knox Jones, Jr. (1992), Robert J. Baker (1993), Anthony A. Echelle and Alice F. Echelle (1994), Troy L. Best (1995), William J. Matthews (1996), Salvador Contreras-Balderas (1998), Cornelio Sanchez-Hernandez (1999), Ronald A. Van Den Bussche (2003), James R. Dixon (2004), Armando Contreras-Balderas (2006), Caryn Vaughn (2007), Mark S. Hafner (2008), and Aurelio Ramirez-Bautista (2009).

El Premio Excelencia Investigacional Donald W. Tinhle--Se otorga a un individuo que, en los ultimos 10 anos, ha hecho una contribution significativa al conocimiento y entendimiento de la biota del suroeste de los Estados Unidos, Mexico y Centroamerica en articulos y libros cientificos. La importancia de estos trabajos escritos y su calidad y cantidad son factores en la selection de un ganador de este premio. Ganadores anteriores son David J. Schmidly (1988), Michael A. Mares (1989), John W. Bickham (1990), J. KnoxJones,Jr. (1992), Robert J. Baker (1993) , Anthony A. Echelle y Alice F. Echelle (1994) , Troy L. Best (1995), William J. Matthews (1996), Salvador Contreras-Balderas (1998), Cornelio Sanchez-Hernandez (1999), Ronald A. Van Den Bussche (2003), James R. Dixon (2004), Armando Contreras-Balderas (2006), Caryn Vaughn (2007), Mark S. Hafner (2008), y Aurelio Ramirez-Bautista (2009).

Robert L. Packard Outstanding Educator Award--Presented to an individual who, in his or her career, has made significant contribution to understanding of the biology of the southwestern United States, Mexico, and Central America through teaching or presenting scientific information to the general public. Achievements in one or more of the following areas are considered for this award: number of graduate students, number of undergraduate and graduate courses taught, impact on the careers of students, public lectures, popular articles, public exhibitions, and field trips for the public. Past recipients are Jerry R. Choate (1988), Robert F. Clarke (1989), Michael L. Kennedy (1990), Gary A. Heidt (1992), Gary D. Schnell (1993), Eugene D. Fleharty (1994), Terry L. Yates (1995),James F. Scudday (1996), Mark S. Hafner (1997), Terry C. Maxwell (1998), Ticul Avarez-S. (1999), Edie Marsh-Matthews (2000), Robert J. Baker (2001), John T. Baccus (2002), Robert C. Dowler (2003), Earl G. Zimmerman (2007), David R. Edds (2010), and Bruce G. Stewart (2011).

El Premio Educador Sobresaliente Robert L. Pachard--Se otorga a un individuo que, en su carrera, ha hecho una contribution significativa al entendimiento de la biologia del suroeste de los Estados Unidos, Mexico, y Centroamerica por medio de ensenanza o presentation de information cientifica al publico general. Logros en una omas de las siguientes areas son considerados para este premio: numero de alumnos de postgrado, nuamero de cursos de licenciatura y de postgrado ensenados, impacto en la carrera de los alumnos, conferencias puablicas, artaiculos populares, exposiciones puablicas, y excursiones al campo para el puablico. Ganadores anteriores son Jerry R. Choate (1988), Robert F. Clarke (1989), Michael L. Kennedy (1990), Gary A. Heidt (1992), Gary D. Schnell (1993), Eugene D. Fleharty (1994), Terry L. Yates (1995), James F. Scudday (1996), Mark S. Hafner (1997), Terry C. Maxwell (1998), Ticul Alvarez-S. (1999), Edie Marsh-Matthews (2000), Robert J. Baker (2001), John T. Baccus (2002), Robert C. Dowler (2003), Earl G. Zimmerman (2007), David R. Edds (2010), y Bruce G. Stewart (2011).

Jerry R Choate Meritorious Service Award--Presented to an individual who has contributed outstanding service to the Southwestern Association ofNaturalists. The award recognizes service either in an official capacity, such as committee membership or editorial responsibilities, or as volunteer service that furthers the aims of the Association. Past recipients of the Meritorious Service Award are Jerry R. Choate (1999), Michael L. Kennedy and Phyllis K. Kennedy (2000), David J. Schmidly (2001), Stanley F. Fox and Susana Perea-Fox (2005), and Paula S. Williamson (2009).

El Premio Jerry R. Choate Servicio Meritorio--Se otorga a un individuo que haya contribuido servicio sobresaliente a la Southwestern Association of Naturalists. El premio reconoce servicio ya sea en capacidad oficial como miembro de un comitea o responsabilidades editoriales, o como servicio voluntario que avanza las metas de la Asociacioan. Ganadores anteriores del Premio Servicio Meritorio son Jerry R. Choate (1999), Michael L. Kennedy y Phyllis K. Kennedy (2000), David J. Schmidly (2001), Stanley F. Fox y Susana Perea-Fox (2005), y Paula S. Williamson (2009).
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