Conserving the Nature of America
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Angela James holds a Colorado pikeminnow caught in the San Juan River, New Mexico. Credit: Jason Davis/USFWS.Angela James to Receive Legends Award from the American Recreation Coalition.

May 8, 2017

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Angela James holds a Colorado pikeminnow caught in the San Juan River, New Mexico. Credit: Jason Davis/USFWS.

Angela James holds a Colorado pikeminnow caught in the San Juan River, New Mexico. Credit: Jason Davis/USFWS.

Angela James, a fishery biologist at the New Mexico Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office in Albuquerque, has been named the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Legends Award by the American Recreation Coalition (ARC). James will be recognized at a ceremony in Washington DC in June—during Great Outdoors Month—for her extraordinary work with Native Fish in the Classroom which introduces school-aged children to conservation and science. The ARC presents the Legends Award for outstanding efforts to improve outdoor recreation experiences and opportunities for the American people. 

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