Natural hiostory prices..

Susan J. Meades sjmeades at SYMPATICO.CA
Sun Jan 25 12:48:18 CST 2004


Not exactly prizes for natural history reseach, but you might be interested
in these:

Information on the John Burroughs Medal (through the American Museum of
Natural History), reported to be the highest honor in nature writing, can be
found at:
http://research.amnh.org/burroughs/medalwinners.html

The 1974 recipient of this award was Sigurd F. Olson (Minnesota, USA), who's
institute also has a natural history award in his name: the Sigurd Olson
Nature Writing Award.
http://www.northland.edu/soei/nature_writing.html

Sue Meades
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.



----- Original Message -----
From: "Vr.R.E.M.J..-B. BEJSAK-COLLOREDO-MANSFELD" <ricardo at ANS.COM.AU>
To: <TAXACOM at LISTSERV.NHM.KU.EDU>
Sent: Friday, January 23, 2004 12:58 AM
Subject: Natural hiostory prices..


dear colleague,

there is not a Nobel price for natural history..
Can somebody advice me what is the highest official recognise for natural
history researchers.

Keep care and be of good cheer

Regards

(name) Vratislav Richard Eugene Maria John Baptist
(surname) of Bejsak (Bayshark)-Colloredo-Mansfeld

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