23 Jun '11, 10pm

Women in Conservation - Our Alabama scientist is recognized for her contributions in the Gulf:

Women in Conservation - Our Alabama scientist is recognized for her contributions in the Gulf:

Judy Haner, marine program director for The Nature Conservancy in Alabama, was recently recognized for her work in the Gulf of Mexico by the National Audubon Society’s Women in Conservation Program. Founded by Allison Rockefeller, a dedicated supporter of the National Audubon Society, the Women in Conservation Program represents an important opportunity for women and girls to discover the world of conservation and connect with women leaders whose work has been crucial to the environmental movement. Charlotte Jorgensen, a former trustee for the Conservancy’s Colorado program and an active member of the National Audubon Society, nominated Judy for the Women in Conservation Program after she and her sister Vevie Dimmit, a former trustee for the Florida program, visited the Mobile Bay project on Earth Day. “Despite all that has happened to the Gulf this past year, Judy remains...

Full article: http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica...

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