Posted on Aug 3, 2017
The following award winners were announced at the 2017 Joint Meeting held in Austin, Texas.
- The Henry S. Fitch Award was presented to Henry Mushinsky;
- John Lundberg was the winner of the Joseph S. Nelson Award;
- The Robert K. Johnson Award was presented to Maureen “Mo” Donnelly;
- The Robert H. Gibbs, Jr. Award was presented to Tyson Roberts;
- There is a new award - the Spiritus Award for excellence in service and support of natural history collections - It was given to Jens Vindum;
- The Meritorious Award for Teaching Herpetology in 2017 was awarded to John Maerz;
- The Meritorious Award for Teaching Ichthyology in 2017 was presented to Ted Pietsch.