RIPARIAN CHALLENGE AWARD The Dolores River Restoration Partnership (DRRP) Project was selected for the 2017 American Fisheries Society Western Division Riparian, Watersheds and Habitat Committee Riparian Challenge Award in the BLM project category for excellence in riparian watershed management.
MARK E. MACK COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AWARD The Ancestral Lands ArcheoBlitz Team is the recipient of the Mark E. Mack Community Engagement first place award given by the Society for Historical Archaeology - Gender and Minority Affairs Committee. The Mark E. Mack awards are intended to honor those individuals or teams that exhibit outstanding best practices in community collaboration, engagement and outreach in their historical archaeology and heritage preservation work.
TAMARISK COALITION PRESIDENT’S AWARD Mike Wight, Regional Director for the Ancestral Lands programs, has received the first President’s Award form the Tamarisk Coalition, honoring dedication to restoring natural resources through application of education, science and volunteerism.
SH/FT YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD Anthony ‘Chako’ Ciocco was recognized by SH/FT as a 2016 Youth Leadership Award recipient, recognizing individuals for their distinguished work as young leaders within their communities.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS WE ARE DEEPLY THANKFUL FOR THE SUPPORT AND DEDICATION OF OUR CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Andrew Moore, Chair Arthur ‘Butch’ Blazer, Vice-Chair Enrique Figueroa, Treasurer Loretta Pineda, Secretary Ann Baker-Easley, Immediate Past Chair Robert Burkhardt Larry Hand Cornell Torivio Dawnafe Whitesinger Elwood York
Nelson Cronyn Karen Rudolph Philan Tree Stephanie Wu Mike Znerold