SFAS Best Audubon Chapter in FL
Broward County Science Fair Awards
Two award winners in the 2011 Broward County Science Fair presented their research to participants at the April meeting of the South Florida Audubon Society.
2nd Place Senior Section
Electromagnetic Oil Spill Clean-up
Amber VanHemel, 1st Place Junior Section, Lyons Creek Middle School, Sea Turtles: the Underlying Issues
At the Florida Audubon Society's annual Audubon Assembly, Eric Draper, Executive Director, and Jacqui Sulek, Chapter Coordinator, presented the 2010 Best Chapter Award to South Florida Audubon Society. This award was "for phenomenal growth as conservation leaders in South Florida."
Broward County Emerald Awards
In April 2010, Broward County Commissioners honored Kelly Heffernan, an avian biologist who launched Project Perch with the assistance of the South Florida Audubon Society.
Heffernan received a Special Achievement recognition for her work with 20 Broward County schools in educating children about Burrowing Owls and ways to protect them.
SFAS BIOS Awards
BIOS Awards are presented by the South Florida Audubon Society to South Florida citizens who exhibit extraordinary stewardship and communication for issues related to conservation, wildlife, and the environment. 2010 winners are:
Grant Campbell, Director Wildlife Policy and Conservation Chair
Aqua Save, distributor of FlushChoice, water conservation conversion kits
IslandSky, manufacturer of Skywater air-to-water machines which convert humidity in the air to water.
Doug Young, President, received a Recognition Award from NatureScape of Broward County for efforts to launch cooperative programs with schools and parks in Broward County.
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