Achievement Awards  

Honoring Alaska’s Conservationists

Overview

Alaska Conservation Foundation’s (ACF) Conservation Achievement Awards program recognizes the remarkable achievements of individuals and organizations who are committed to protecting Alaska. Each year, ACF  selects and honors those who have made outstanding contributions to the Alaska conservation movement in categories such as Lifetime Achievement, Young Environmental Activist, Excellence in Photography and more.

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2004 Wilcher Award winner - Verner Wilson
2006 Conservation Achievement Award winners
2007 Dixon Award winner Duane Gill with Jerry Dixon
2007 Houseberg Award winner Carl Battreall with Julie Jesson
2008 Wilcher Award winner - Bryce Timm
2009 Celia Hunter Award winner Mike O'Meara with Nancy Lord
2009 Houseberg Award winners Travis Rummel and Ben Knight for Red Gold (photo from film)
2009 Olaus Murie Award winner - Deborah Williams
2009 Wilcher Award winner Megan Waggoner with Polly Carr
2010 Dixon Award winner Ann Ghicadus with class
Bob Shavelson - 2010 Olaus Murie Award winner
Dale Djerassi & Bo Boudart for Oil on Ice - 2005 Houseberg Award winners copy
Fran Mauer - 2005 Olaus Murie Award winner
George Herben - 2005 Houseberg Award winner
Jay Hammond, Mark Hickok, Walt Parker - 2002 Lifetime Achievement Award winners
Jim Stratton - 2008 Olaus Murie Award winner
Joan Kane - 2010 Alaska Native Writer on the Environment Award winner
Leanne Allison and Diana Wilson for Being Caribou - 2006 Houseberg Award winners
Marilyn Sigman - 2008 Dixon Award winner
Olaus Murie
Peg Tileston, Lowell Thomas, Jr., Mary Lou and Jim King - 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award winners
Phyllis Fast - 2006 Alaska Native Writer on the Environment Award winner
Richard Gordon - 2005 Celia Hunter Award winner
Richard Nelson - 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award winner
Sarah James - 2006 Celia Hunter Award winner
Ted Smith - 2001 Lowell Thomas, Jr. Award winner
The original 2001 Lifetime Achievement Award winners - Celia Hunter and Ginny Woods
Thomas Meacham - 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award winner
Vic Fischer - 2007 Lowell Thomas, Jr. Award winner

2014 Lowell Thomas, Jr. Award recipient Cook Inletkeeper (Mike O'Meara) with Ann Rothe

2014 Olaus Murie Award recipient Eric Jorgensen with Ann Rothe

2014 Caleb Pungowiyi Award recipient Gwich'in Steering Committee with Ann Rothe

2014 Lifetime Achievement recipient Bob Childers with Ann Rothe

2014 Denny Wilcher Award recipient Shanelle Afcan

2014 Jerry S. Dixon Award recipient Cathy Rezabeck

2004 Wilcher Award winner - Verner Wilson

2006 Conservation Achievement Award winners

2007 Dixon Award winner Duane Gill with Jerry Dixon

2007 Houseberg Award winner Carl Battreall with Julie Jesson

2008 Wilcher Award winner - Bryce Timm

2009 Celia Hunter Award winner Mike O'Meara with Nancy Lord

2009 Houseberg Award winners Travis Rummel and Ben Knight for Red Gold (photo from film)

2009 Olaus Murie Award winner - Deborah Williams

2009 Wilcher Award winner Megan Waggoner with Polly Carr

2010 Dixon Award winner Ann Ghicadus with class

Bob Shavelson - 2010 Olaus Murie Award winner

Dale Djerassi & Bo Boudart for Oil on Ice - 2005 Houseberg Award winners copy

Fran Mauer - 2005 Olaus Murie Award winner

George Herben - 2005 Houseberg Award winner

Jay Hammond, Mark Hickok, Walt Parker - 2002 Lifetime Achievement Award winners

Jim Stratton - 2008 Olaus Murie Award winner

Joan Kane - 2010 Alaska Native Writer on the Environment Award winner

Leanne Allison and Diana Wilson for Being Caribou - 2006 Houseberg Award winners

Marilyn Sigman - 2008 Dixon Award winner

Olaus Murie

Peg Tileston, Lowell Thomas, Jr., Mary Lou and Jim King - 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award winners

Phyllis Fast - 2006 Alaska Native Writer on the Environment Award winner

Richard Gordon - 2005 Celia Hunter Award winner

Richard Nelson - 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Sarah James - 2006 Celia Hunter Award winner

Ted Smith - 2001 Lowell Thomas, Jr. Award winner

The original 2001 Lifetime Achievement Award winners - Celia Hunter and Ginny Woods

Thomas Meacham - 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Vic Fischer - 2007 Lowell Thomas, Jr. Award winner