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Conserving the Nature of America

a man standing in water and a man standing in a classroom
Bill Arden (left) and Brett Towler (right)

Service scientists receive national recognition

March 8, 2019 - Two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region employees have earned prestigious honors from the agency for their efforts to advance conservation through science. Dr. William (Bill) Ardren, a senior fish biologist, has received the Rachel Carson Award for Exemplary Scientific Accomplishment, and Dr. Brett Towler, a hydraulic engineer, has received the Sam D. Hamilton Award for Transformational Conservation Science.

The awards were presented during a ceremony at the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources conference in Denver, Co., on March 7, 2019.

News release

Published on: Thursday, March 14,2019

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