Contact: Bonnie Strawser - 252-473-1131
News ReleaseJanuary 19, 2006
Strawser Receives 2006 Conservation Communicator Award from NC Soil and Water Conservation Society
Photo credit: Janice Lane, USFWS
Bonnie Strawser, recipient of the 2006 NC Conservation Communicator Award from the
NC Soil and Water Conservation Society.
On January 8, Bonnie Strawser, Wildlife Interpretive Specialist for Alligator River and Pea Island National Wildlife Refuges, was presented with the 2006 NC Conservation Communicator Award by the Hugh Hammond Bennett Chapter of the NC Soil and Water Conservation Society. Bob Glennon, Chapter member, Resource Planner for the US Fish & Wildlife Service, and nominator for Strawser, presented the award.
Glennon emphasized Strawser's conservation communication successes in the areas of media relations and use of internet. He also commented on the highly developed refuge public use and volunteer programs.
Strawser has supervised the public use, outreach, and volunteer programs on Alligator River and Pea Island National Wildlife Refuges since 1980.
For information about becoming a part of the refuge volunteer program, please call 252-473-1131 ext. 230 or email firstname.lastname@example.org